Ocean surviver

Ocean surviver
 

The ocean quahog is also sometimes known as the Icelandic cyprine. They live buried in sand, with just a small siphon tube extending up to the surface of the seabed.
A creature that can live for a few hundred years? Surely not. But, yes, there is such an animal, and what’s more, it lives in the shallow seas just off the coast of Courier Country.
The beast in question is the ocean quahog – a type of clam – and I found a few of their washed-up half-shells when beachcombing at Largo Bay in Fife recently. The shell is quite large, about the size of the palm of a hand, and is purply-brown in... read more

 
16 March 2019 in Lifestyle, Views: 36
Source: The Courier
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