Category Archives: Epibiont evidence

Flat Oyster shells at Rhossili Bay

A gallery of pictures of European Flat Oyster shells (Ostrea edulis Linnaeus) washed up on the sandy beach at Rhossili Bay in South Wales on 2nd February 2018. Photographed just as they were found, they are all separated left and … Continue reading

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Worm Tubes on Oyster Shells 1 – Calcareous Tubes

Organisms that live on other creatures and inanimate objects are known as epibionts. Epibionts include various kinds of marine worms. Some worms attach to objects like seashells, while the mollusc is still alive and also when the shell is empty, … Continue reading

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Holes in Old Oyster Shells 1 – Sponge Borings

An explanation of how these holes are made in shells and in stones can be found in the blog postings Sponge borings in Flat Oyster Shells and Pebbles with holes made by boring sponges in Jessica’s Nature Blog. COPYRIGHT JESSICA … Continue reading

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