Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Dosinia Anus 2

Dosinia anus (ringed venus shell)
With modesty
I turn my back
From prying ears

This is a shellfish with Venus shell, up to 3½ in. thick, flattened, disc-shaped, and sculptured with sharp concentric ridges. It lives buried in sand at and below low tide on open sandy beaches.

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