Observations on Extant Populations of the Softshell Clam, Mya arenaria Linné, 1758 (Bivalvia: Myidae), from Georgia (USA) Estuarine Habitats

@inproceedings{Rasmussen1995ObservationsOE,
  title={Observations on Extant Populations of the Softshell Clam, Mya arenaria Linn{\'e}, 1758 (Bivalvia: Myidae), from Georgia (USA) Estuarine Habitats},
  author={Elizabeth A. Rasmussen and Richard W. Heard},
  year={1995}
}
Thesoftshellclam,MyaarenuriuLinnt, 1758,isreportedfrom Georgia(USA)estuarine habitats based on studies conducted between 1969 and 1972. Observations on Gcorgiaestuarine habitats whereextantpopulations of softshellclams occurred aredescribed. On severaloccasions, fresh shells withperiostracum and tissueremnants were foundin a brackish drainage system on SapeloIsland. Theseshellsrepresent the fist southemrecordsof extant populationsofsoftshellclams fromsuchaspecializedhabitattype… CONTINUE READING

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