Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Coquina Clams

On Monday I stumbled upon several small patches of coquina clams just above the high tide line. I took this photo:


Here is a close-up:

Wouldn't this make a great jigsaw puzzle?

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  1. Anonymous10:24 AM

    Is it not true that there was once a living creature inside each of those shells? Now these creatures fell out of the shell or were removed by a hungry crab or fish? I suppose if I were a little sea creature living inside a shell and my fellow sea creature neighbor was no longer in its shell I would be alarmed. I can't help but wonder what they were doing before they washed up upon the shore.

    1. There were living creatures inside each of those shells. They were waiting for high tide.

    2. They are my most favorite part of the beach ♡ next are ghost crabs :)