DR NEIL OVERY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR NEIL OVERY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Edible molluscs on a beach. Small bivalve molluscs on a beach in Zanzibar, Tanzania. In Zanzibar, younger women and children typically collect these small wedge-shell molluscs on the beach for food. These bivalves, which burrow about 2cm from the surface of the sand, are collected using spoons. They are then washed boiled and eaten. Photographed in Jambiani, Zanzibar, Tanzania.
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