Tina Petway

From the Curator: Spikes and Spines
September 23, 2021 · Be The First To Comment

What is so great about a Mollusk shell having spines or spikes? We could say they are pretty and even spectacular, and that would be true. However, they actually have a very specific purpose in the life of mollusks.  Let us imagine we are a Clam (Bivalve). We do not have hands or tentacles that […]

From the Curator | How Many Mollusks Have You Eaten?
November 9, 2020 · Be The First To Comment

Did you know that much of the seafood we eat is part of the family called MOLLUSKS?  If you have eaten Oysters, Mussels, Clams, Scallops and even Calamari you have eaten mollusks.  The mollusk family is one of the most varied groups of animals on earth.  So you are probably familiar with the ones already […]

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