oyster

oyster

Observation - oyster. Description: This group of oyster shells was found on the beach at Walton on the Naze. They had obviously been detached from a seawall or groyne as the joints in the stone work can clearly be seen on the back of the shells. I believe they may be Crassostrea angula, th

This group of oyster shells was found on the beach at Walton on the Naze. They had obviously been detached from a seawall or groyne as the joints in the stone work can clearly be seen on the back of the shells. I believe they may be Crassostrea angula, the Portuguese Oyster. However the adductor scar is not dark as shown on various publications and images