Some #beach love! by Sharon Cummings
Abstract Art by Sharon Cummings
The beach has been heavenly in Florida for the past few weeks. The weather has been perfect…slightly cool and sunny. I’ve spent many hours walking up and down Caspersen in Venice, FL. It is always intriguing how certain things wash up in clusters that do not wash up at other times at all. Somedays it is starfish. Others it might be crab bits. Or these beautiful iridescent fan clams that form hearts when open.
Scientifically they are called Pinnidae and are a taxonomicfamily of large saltwater clams sometimes known as pen shells. They are marinebivalvemolluscs in the orderPterioida.
I just think they are “love”ly…