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The hinge point or line is the dorsal region of the shell, and the lower, curved margin is the ventral region.

Others, such as the razor clamsare burrowing specialists with elongated shells and a powerful foot adapted for rapid digging. On a large beach in South Walescareful sampling produced an estimate of 1. Bivalvq pearls are now obtained from cultured shells where qorta irritant substance has been purposefully introduced to induce the formation of a pearl. The larvae are grown on in tanks of static or moving water.

By the early Silurianthe gills were becoming adapted for filter feeding, and during the Devonian and Carboniferous periods, siphons first appeared, which, with the newly developed muscular foot, allowed the animals to bury themselves deep in the sediment. An Encyclopedia of Curious and Unusual Animals. Metabolic waste is voided from the bladders through a pair of openings near the front of the upper part of the mantle cavity, from where it joins the stream of exhalant water.

Comment on this article Sign in to comment. The bivalves were hard hit by this event, but re-established themselves and thrived during the Triassic period that followed. For a long time, bivalves were thought to be better adapted to aquatic life than brachiopods were, outcompeting and relegating them to minor niches in later ages.


Many species of demersal fish feed on them including the common carp Cyprinus carpiowhich is being used in the upper Mississippi River to try to control the invasive zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha. This may have been because sewage was released through outlets into the sea providing more food for bivalves in estuaries and coastal habitats. It was an expensive fabric and overfishing has much reduced populations of the pen shell. These later develop into veliger larvae which settle on the seabed and undergo metamorphosis into juveniles that are sometimes for example in the case of oysters known as “spat”.

The mantle and musculature”. Pterioida pearl oysterspen shells. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. Although the sometimes faint concentric rings on the exterior of a valve are commonly described as “growth rings” or “growth lines”, a more accurate method for determining the age of a shell is by cutting a cross section through it and examining the incremental growth bands. In other taxaalternate layers of calcite and aragonite are laid down. Possible early bivalves include Pojetaia and Fordilla ; these probably lie in the stem rather than crown group.

The larvae then feed by breaking down and digesting the tissue of the fish within the cysts. The first corresponds to Newell’s Palaeotaxodonta and Cryptodonta, the second to his Pteriomorphia, with the last corresponding to all other groups.

These primitive bivalves hold on to the substratum with a pair of tentacles at the edge of the mouth, each of which has a single palpor flap. These are joined together along one edge the hinge line by a flexible ligament that, usually in conjunction with interlocking “teeth” on each of the valves, forms the hinge.


In earlier taxonomic systems, experts used a single characteristic feature for their classifications, choosing among shell morphology, hinge type or gill type. The adult maximum size of living species of bivalve ranges from 0.

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Invertebrate predators include crabs, starfish and octopuses. Watsonella and Anabarella are perceived to be earlier close relatives of these taxa. Brachiopods are shelled marine organisms that superficially resembled bivalves worta that they are of similar size and have a hinged shell in two parts. In other ways, their gut is similar to that of filter-feeding bivalves.

There were detected patients with bicuspid aortic 4. Bivalves as a group have no head and they lack some usual molluscan organs like the radula and the odontophore.

Brachiopod shells are often made of calcium phosphate as well as calcium carbonatewhereas bivalve shells are composed entirely of calcium carbonate.

One of the most notable associations with BAV is the tendency for these patients to present with ascending aortic aneurysmal lesions. If these become severe enough, they may require heart aoorta.

A better understanding of the potential hazards of eating raw or undercooked shellfish has led to improved storage and processing.