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Horse mussel  

Horse Mussel

Atrina zelandica

 

Fan mussel

 

Invertebrate

Horse mussels are easily identified by their large size and that they sit with most of its length in silty sand or mud and attach themselves to rock or Shell buried underneath. They can be found at Wellers rock over the muddy bottom.

Grows up to 40cm in length.


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