An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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BIVALVE, ATTACHED   Bivalves which have cemented themselves to a substrate, e.g., species in genera such as Crassostrea, Ostrea, Spondylus, Chama, Mytilus; see also: ATTACHED; BORING BIVALVES; CEMENTATION; INFERIOR VALVE.

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