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Scallop Retina - EYE PICTURES
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The bay scallop, Pecten irradians, has many strikingly blue eyes. Each scallop usually has between 40 and 60 eyes.

One eye from a close-up view. (Photo by Gomez and Nasi)

Here you can see also the tentacles very well. Click HERE for a 3-second (500kB) video scanning across the scallop eye.

Part of the scallop with 5 eyes visible.

In this up-close black and white photo the orange arrows point to the eyes.

Here is the scallop mantle (pieced together from 5 separate photos) in the dissecting dish.

This is a close-up view of the photo above and to the left.


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