Tiny bivalve calls sea cucumbers home

Main report: Living together in mud: New bivalve species dwelling on a sea cucumber discovered in Japan
(Pensoft Blog)
Other Reporting: Phys.org, Sciencethoughts
Scientific Paper: Zookeys    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Borniopsis mortoni
Species named for: marine biologist Dr. Brian Morton
Categories: Invertebrates | New Species

Most bivalves live in sand or mud or attached to rock surface. However, a new bivalve species described from Japan lives on a sea cucumber.

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