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Sem Of A Blue Mussel Shell
Scanning electron microscope of a Blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) shell. The shell of a mollusc has a tough exoskeleton formed from calcium carbonate (aragonite or calcite). It evolved as a protective barrier to predators. Magnification 3,740x @ 30 um wide.
June 2nd, 2013
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