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Eastern Elliptio

Elliptio complanata

Description:

Can be tricky to identify. They come in all different shapes and sizes, but they are very common.

Habitat:

Due to their hardy shells, they can adapt to many different freshwater habitats, but they tend to live near their favorite host, the American eel.

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AshleyL
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Spotted on Oct 3, 2015
Submitted on Oct 5, 2015

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