Mollusk Diversity

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Moreton Bay, Australia
Mapping the Mollusk Family Tree in Moreton Bay, Australia

Go digging for clams, mussels, and oysters along the beaches, reefs, and in the deeper waters of Moreton Bay, Australia, with Field Museum Curator and zoologist, Dr. Rüdiger Bieler. You’ll find out what he and his international team have discovered about the evolution of mollusks and the development of genes over time, many of which we share in common!

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During their expedition, Dr. Bieler and his team filmed a series of videos about their adventures and discoveries in Moreton Bay, Australia. Find out...
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