White Sandclam - Macoma secta | SocalFauna.net

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White Sandclam (Macoma secta)

Mollusca > Bivalvia > Tellinidae

Very similar to the Bent-nose Clam which occurs concurrently across all parts of its range in California. Generally less common than the Bent-nose Clam, but may be common around Huntington Beach. Valves are straight in the White Sandclam; in the Bent-nose Clam the valves are curved to the right on the posterior end.

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