DSC_16926 Oblong venus, or harihari (Venerupis largillierti) solid and oval, with numerous irregular concentric ridges, becoming coarser around the edge. Buried near the surface in fine, muddy to clean sand or on fine gravel, on semi protected shores, harbours and estuaries. May also occur in seagrass. Aramoana Beach.
DSC16926Oblong venusharihariRuditapesVenerupislargilliertiAramoana Beach