|Kingdom Animale | Phylum Mollusca | Class Bivalvia|
or Mud Mussel
This edible filter feeding bivalve (Chinese call it "Tua Tow") has a yellowish-green periostracum (horny covering on shell) and burrows in mangrove mud. (Length 4-6cm).
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP
@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre