Significance To Humans

Human food source (adductor muscle or whole). The queen scallop symbol was originally worn on heraldic insignia to signify that the wearer had made a pilgrimage to the Christian shrine of St. James in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The symbol later identified its bearer or ancestor as a Crusader or other type of pilgrim. ♦

depths of 0-66 ft (0-20 m). Cements itself to rock crevices in some habitats. Shell form reflects the habitat—long and thin in sand, wider and shorter in rock crevices.

Was this article helpful?

0 0

Post a comment