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Thracia phaseolina is a burrowing, infaunal clam. Unlike most other bivalves, the siphons of this species line the walls of their galleries with mucus. This unusual behavior allows the tips of the siphons to remain withdrawn, protected within the substrate.


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© Sartori, André F.

Source: Molluscs - eBivalvia LifeDesk

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