• June 2013

    This is one oyster that will never be hinge shucked. If you ever get a Hama Hama that’s growing on a rock, or on another shell… or on a fake snake… you can be pretty sure it was hatched the old fashioned way. Here’s an oyster that tried to hide in a moon snail shell, […]

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    Oyster Shell Anatomy

    June 11, 2013

    … for all you shuckers out there. Point #1. Oysters have two shells. Shells are also called valves, hence the whole “bivalve” bit. One of the shells is typically flat, and one is typically curved or cupped. The flat shell is called the “top,” and the cupped shell is called the “bottom.” So here’s a […]

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