Common name(s): Jingle Shell, Rock Oyster
Up to 130mm
Bering Sea to S. California
Rocks and other solid substrates. Found intertidally up to 90 m.
The greenish tint of the shell interior is due to algae living within the shell lattice. This color is retained even after death.
*"Size" refers to shell length only and only gives the largest average size for the given species.
Last updated Tuesday, August 29, 2006, by Lisa Ferrier