Hiatella arctica (Linnaeus, 1767) Arctic Hiatella

Hiatella arctica (Linnaeus, 1767) Arctic Hiatella

Hiatella arctica (Linnaeus, 1767) Arctic Hiatella

    By shrimpers off of Ft. Meyers, Lee County, Florida (H: 7.3 mm.  W: 14.22 mm.).  Digital images by Marlo Krisberg.

Hiatella arctica (Linneaus, 1767) Arctic Hiatella

    From a depth of 24-30 feet, North of Oak Hill, West of Burnt Island, North Haven, Maine (24 mm.). Original digital photograph by Joel Wooster.

Scanning Electron Micrographs (SEM) Of Juvenile Fossil Specimens

Hiatella arctica (Linnaeus, 1767) Arctic Hiatella

Hiatella arctica (Linnaeus, 1767) Arctic Hiatella Fossil

    Lower Pinecrest beds, Upper Tamiami Formation, Sarasota County, Florida (top specimen is 3.90 mm. and bottom is 4.29 mm.). SEMs produced in collaboration with Dr. Ann Heatherington, Dept. of Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.