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Re; Clam shell snail (fwd)
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Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 17:02:39 -0400
From: Dan McMonigle <mcdaphnia at lycos_com>
To: Owner-Live-Foods at actwin_com, Live-Foods at actwin_com
Subject: Re; Clam shell snail
Two more possibilities: Perhaps it really is a clam. The first stage in
life of a freshwater clam is parasitic. In our area you often see
minnows in the spring covered with what looks like black "ick". The fish
would have to have shared water with spawning clams since it's not
contageous or that harmful. Or, it could be Cypris. Descriptions often
refer to Cypris as clamlike in appearance, though not at all related to
a clam since it's a crustacean.
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