Pinctada mazatlanica (Hanley, 1856)

• Mother-of-pearl
• Madreperla / ostra perlera

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Bivalvia
Order:Pteriida
Family:Pteriidae
Genus:Pinctada
Species:P. mazatlanica

164mm

Isla de los Muertos (or Isla Santa Clara), Perú-Ecuador limit

From my collection

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