Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: May 17, 2011
Creator: Hammontree, Sarah; Pulliam, Lauren; Perry, Heather & Mabe, Jeffery
Item Type: Specimen