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Compsomyax subdiaphana  (Milky Venus)

Photo of Compsomyax subdiaphana by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2270)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sitka Sound, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat 20 meters in mud
Photo Date Upload Date October 27, 2007
Elevation (m)
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UTM Easting Longitude
UTM Northing Photo ID # 2270
Notes These are very common in mud shell-hash. Similar to the butter clam Saxidomus giganteus, the relatively thin shell and very inflated shell help distinguish the two.

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