Pink Pacific Scallop
(Chlamys rubida)

image of a Pink Pacific Scallop

Image ID: 41-01

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Comments : Another of the hundreds of scallops residing on the Sunrise wall.  You can clearly see it's dozens of eyes.  Scallops are a bit tricky to shoot as they sense you approach and "clam up" quickly.  If you are patient and do not move, they will often reopen.
Common name : Pink Pacific Scallop
Scientific Name : Chlamys rubida
Location Found : Sunrise Beach, South Puget Sound
Actual Size : 2 inches
Camera Used : Sea & Sea MMII EX w/1->2T macro, ISO 100 film, 35mm
Natural History :