mollusks
Image of the Day: Ab Lab
Image of the Day: Ab Lab
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 6, 2018
Marine scientists are making efforts to replenish abalones along the shores of California.
Image of the Day: Lonesome Clam 
Image of the Day: Lonesome Clam 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 12, 2017
Researchers have undertaken a comprehensive study on the status of giant clams across the world. 
Image of the Day: Mussel Bubble
Image of the Day: Mussel Bubble
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 27, 2017
Scientists examine the effect of ocean acidification on mussel larvae.
Image of the Day: Toothy Slugs
Image of the Day: Toothy Slugs
The Scientist Staff | Feb 7, 2017
The 480–million-year old Calvapilosa kroegerii was a spiny slug with a tongue lined with hundreds of tiny teeth.
Light Sensors in Cephalopod Skin
Light Sensors in Cephalopod Skin
Kerry Grens | May 21, 2015
Squid, cuttlefish, and octopuses possess vision machinery in their skin.
Shell Games
Shell Games
Molly Sharlach | Feb 1, 2015
See how scallop locomotion informed the design of a microscopic robot that could one day navigate our circulatory systems.
Mollusk Mockup
Mollusk Mockup
Molly Sharlach | Feb 1, 2015
Researchers develop a “micro-scallop” meant to glide through biological fluids by opening and closing a pair of silicone shells.
Panic of the Disco Clam
Panic of the Disco Clam
Jenny Rood | Jan 6, 2015
The mollusk’s flashy tactics scare off predators.
Ocean Acidification Harming Shellfish
Ocean Acidification Harming Shellfish
Bob Grant | Dec 17, 2014
Researchers determine why larval oysters and mussels are sensitive to reduced pH.
Searching for Snails
Searching for Snails
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2012
A graduate student rediscovers a snail species officially declared extinct in 2000.