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Heart Cockle, Corculum roseum

Paul Callomon/ANS

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

This small but attractive species displays an impressive range of colors and patterns. It is common in the Indo-Pacific region, where it lives in shallow sand areas around coral reefs. Its common name derives from its shape, and it is distantly related to the common cockles of northern oceans.

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  • Title: Heart Cockle, Corculum roseum
  • Creator: Paul Callomon/ANS

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