Razor Shells
Razor Shells

"Ensis Siliqua" - The Pod Razor.
The razor shell lives in the sand on the lower shore , using its powerful foot to dig to a safe depth , lying buried with only the siphons protruding from their burrow.
It's siphons pull in water from which the animal strains the minute planktonic organisms on which it feeds.

Ref: 10646C

Date: 19/08/2012

Location: Marros Beach

Razor Shells

"Ensis Siliqua" - The Pod Razor.
The razor shell lives in the sand on the lower shore , using its powerful foot to dig to a safe depth , lying buried with only the siphons protruding from their burrow.
It's siphons pull in water from which the animal strains the minute planktonic organisms on which it feeds.

Ref: 10646C

Date: 19/08/2012

Location: Marros Beach