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Need identififcation help with shell colected in southern california - jrune8 - 03-26-2010

I found this shell in a tide pool in southern california

possibly a abalone not sure

heres link

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Need identififcation help with shell colected in southern california - dave r - 03-26-2010

It is not an Abalone I am afraid, it is a mussel shell, Mytilus, probably edulis.
Dave


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