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INV005-00105

A mimicking crab (Mimulus foliates) that has decorated itself with sea anemones at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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INV004-00144

A shell of a dead winged mapleleaf mussel (Quadrula fragosa). This is one of 44 species of freshwater mussels still found in the upper Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. This species is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.

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A shiny pigtoe (Fusconaia cor) from the Clinch River near Sneedville, Tennessee. This mussel is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.

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INV004-00142

An oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis) from the Clinch River near Sneedville, Tennessee. This oyster is displaying its blue-white mantle. This species is listed as Endangered by the IUCN.

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INV004-00141

A cracking pearly mussel (Hemistena lata) from the Clinch River near Sneedville, Tennessee. This species is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.

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INV004-00140

A rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum) from the Clinch River near Sneedville, Tennessee. This species is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.

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INV004-00139

A rough rabbitsfoot mussel (Quadrula cylindrica strigilatta) collected from the Clinch River near Sneedville, Tennessee. This species is federally listed as Endangered by the USFWS.

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INV004-00138

A juvenile giant clam (Tridacna gigas) at Semirara Marine Hatchery Laboratory on Semirara Island, Philippines. This species is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.

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INV004-00137

A giant pacific barnacle (Balanus nubilus) at the Biology Department of Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia.

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INV004-00136

A Pacific littleneck clam (Protothaca staminea) at the Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery in Seward, Alaska.

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INV004-00135

A Pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) at the Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery in Seward, Alaska.

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INV004-00134

A razor clam (Ensis minor) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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INV004-00131

A black sandshell mussel (Lugimia recta) from the upper Mississippi River near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.

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INV004-00130

A sheepnose mussel (Plethobasus cyphyus) from the Clinch River near Sneedville, Tennessee.

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INV001-00060

A Noel’s amphipod (Gammarus desperatus) at the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico. This species is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.

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INV001-00059

Two Noel’s amphipods (Gammarus desperatus) at the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico. This species is listed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.

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INV001-00058

A Peck’s cave amphipod (Stygobromus pecki) in the Conservation Department of the San Antonio Zoo. Collected in Comal Springs near New Braunfels, Texas. This species is listed as endangered by the IUCN.

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INV006-00229

A couple of unidentified upside down jellyfish (Cassiopea sp.) from Saddlebunch Key, Florida.

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INV006-00226

An orange puffball sponge (Tethya aurantia) at the Research Experience and Education Facility, University of California Santa Barbara.

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INV006-00225

A red sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus francusanus) at the Research Experience and Education Facility, University of California Santa Barbara.

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INV006-00224

A bugula (Bugula neritina) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln, Nebraska. A bugula is a colonial animal.

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INV006-00223

An acorn worm (Saccoglossus kowalevskii) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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INV006-00222

Two purple sea urchins (Arbacia punctulata) at Pure Aquariums in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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INV005-00115

A group of grass shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea, Florida.

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INV005-00114

A sponge snapping shrimp (Synalpheus sp.) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea, Florida.

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INV006-00236

Yellow scroll coral (Turbinaria reniformis) at the Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio. This species is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.

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INV006-00235

Yellow scroll coral (Turbinaria reniformis) at the Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio. A tiny shrimp is walking over the top. The coral is listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.

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INV006-00234

Tooth coral (Galaxea sp.) at the Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio.

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INV006-00233

A loggerhead sponge (Spheciospongia vesparia) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea, Florida.

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A loggerhead sponge (Spheciospongia vesparium) with a sponge snapping shrimp (Synalpheus sp.) at Gulf Specimen Marine Lab and Aquarium in Panacea, Florida.

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INV006-00230

A basket star (Gorgonocephalus eucnemis) at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, Alaska.

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INV006-00237

Rice coral (Montipora verrucosa) at the Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio.

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INV001-00057

A common bithynia snail (Bithynia tentaculata) at Fluviário de Mora in Mora, Portugal.

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INV006-00217

A common prawn (Palaemon serratus) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal. This prawn is from the Lisbon area.

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INV006-00215

A finger-shaped sea pen (Veretillum cynomorium) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal.

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A common spider crab (Macropodia rostrata) at the Vasco da Gama Aquarium in Lisbon, Portugal. This common spider crab is from the Lisbon area.

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