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can u help me identify this shell/bivalve? - jade - 02-20-2008

Hi, my husband found this live bivalve in one of the islands/shores here in the philippines. This is our first time to see such beauty. Do u know this species? Please help identify. Thanks! <img src="smile/tongue.gif" alt="" border="0" />
<img src="http://img287.rockyou.com/imagehost/8/8485/8485674/8485674_731118bf1203516020_m.jpg" alt="http://img287.rockyou.com/imagehost/8/8485/8485674/8485674_731118bf1203516020_m.jpg" style="border:0" />
<img src="http://img335.rockyou.com/imagehost/8/8485/8485666/8485666_ece675e21203515853_m.jpg" alt="http://img335.rockyou.com/imagehost/8/8485/8485666/8485666_ece675e21203515853_m.jpg" style="border:0" />
<img src="http://img357.rockyou.com/imagehost/8/8485/8485687/8485687_718b1ef41203516146_m.jpg" alt="http://img357.rockyou.com/imagehost/8/8485/8485687/8485687_718b1ef41203516146_m.jpg" style="border:0" />
<img src="http://img329.rockyou.com/imagehost/8/8485/8485692/8485692_5a709f551203516226_m.jpg" alt="http://img329.rockyou.com/imagehost/8/8485/8485692/8485692_5a709f551203516226_m.jpg" style="border:0" />


can u help me identify this shell/bivalve? - mikede - 02-20-2008

Looks like Corculum cardissa for me.

Some pics of this species <a href="http://www.femorale.com.br/shellphotos/detail.asp?species=Corculum+cardissa+%28L%2E%2C+1758%29" target="_blank"><!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.femorale.com.br/shellphotos/detail.asp?species=Corculum+cardissa+%28L%2E%2C+1758%29">http://www.femorale.com.br/shellphotos/ ... 2C+1758%29</a><!-- m --></a>


can u help me identify this shell/bivalve? - jade - 02-28-2008

hi mikede, thnx for the info, that's a real help. enjoyed viewing the link u gave   <img src="images/smiley/smile.gif" alt="" border="0" /> I appreciate the efforts u all are doing here, thanks again!


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