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Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781 | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781

• Atlantic thorny oyster

 

Scientific classification:

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Mollusca

Class:Bivalvia

Order:Pectinida

Family:Spondylidae

Genus:Spondylus

Species:S. americanus

 

110 x 112 mm (excluding spines)

 

North of Cayenne, French Guiana

 

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Uploaded on February 20, 2020