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Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (22): 4503–4514.
Published: 15 November 2006
...Mark Denny; Luke Miller SUMMARY Unlike most bivalves, scallops are able to swim, relying on a shell with reduced mass and streamlined proportions, a large fast-twitch adductor muscle and the elastic characteristics of the shell's hinge. Despite these adaptations, swimming in scallops is never far...