Specimen collected by J. murray from Sound of Kerrera, 20fms (May 1888). Length = 15mm.
<em>Palliolum striatum</em> (O F Müller, 1776)
Length = 15mm.
RareDistributed from northern Norway to the Iberian Peninsula and into the Mediterranean.
Lives on hard ground where it feeds by filtering phytoplankton
Thin, fragile, shell up to 2cm in length. It is usually white, pink or red in colour. The surface of the right valve is relatively smooth while the left has numerous radiating ribs.