Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 26, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum