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Atrina harrisii.jpg
© Heather JM Siple 2018
Credit Heather JM Siple


Exterior view of both valves of a mussel shell, Atrina harrisii, excavated from matrix material submerged in the Chesapeake Bay about 10 feet off the beach at low tide

Outer protective shell material was worn away, leaving pearlescent inner layer exposed.

St Leonard, MD

Choptank Formation

Drum Cliff Member

Middle Miocene



Heather JM Siple


© Heather JM Siple 2018
From the album:

Calvert Cliffs

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Taken with Canon Canon EOS 80D

  • 85 mm
  • 1/160
  • f f/8.0
  • ISO 640
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