Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.
shell approx. 6 inches long; siphon approx. 12 inches
native to northwestern United States
This clam was purchased in Seattle, Washington, and flown to Florida by friends visiting the area.
That 'thing' is a pair of siphons that draw water containing food and oxygen into the clam and then expel the filtered.water. Here's an explanation: http://animals.howstuffworks.com/marine-...
What is that thing sticking out of its mouth
What a fun gift :) I was wondering if you dug it up yourself when I first saw the image. I think these are the strangest clams!
Lat: 28.43, Long: -80.76
Spotted on Aug 11, 2012 Submitted on Aug 12, 2012