All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Disc Dosina</strong>
<em>Dosina discus</em>
St. George Island, FL
Dec. 20, 2009

The hinge that holds the shells together when the animal is alive is quite strong in these shells, therefore it is possible to find them still attached on the...
Disc Dosina
Dosina discus
St. George Island, FL
Dec. 20, 2009

The hinge that holds the shells together when the animal is alive is quite strong in these shells, therefore it is possible to find them still attached on the beach after the animal has died. I separated these two so I could get a better photo. The small hole in the shell on the right is an indication that a predatory snail killed and ate the clam.

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