Venus comb murex, Murex pecten



Venus comb murex.  Scientists speculate that the distinctively long and narrow spines are a protection against fish and other mollusks and prevent the mollusk from sinking into the soft, sandy mud where it is commonly found., Murex pecten, natural history stock photograph, photo id 12971Add To Light Table
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Venus comb murex.  Scientists speculate that the distinctively long and narrow spines are a protection against fish and other mollusks and prevent the mollusk from sinking into the soft, sandy mud where it is commonly found. Image #12970

Venus comb murex. Scientists speculate that the distinctively long and narrow spines are a protection against fish and other mollusks and prevent the mollusk from sinking into the soft, sandy mud where it is commonly found.

Stock Photo: 12971
Species: Venus comb murex, Murex pecten
Format: Digital 3:2
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