Zig-Zag Oyster - Madagascar

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This fossilized oyster also referred to as the denture clam, acted just as oysters today. It lived in the intertidal zone and was a filter feeder. It gets its name from the "Zig-Zag" pattern between the shells. This helped prevent any dirt and other debris from damaging the soft tissues found inside.

Length: 2.3 x 1.9 in

Weight: 3.8 oz

Species: Rastellum carinatum

Location: Mahajanga Province, Madagascar

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