Human food source (adductor muscle or whole). The queen scallop symbol was originally worn on heraldic insignia to signify that the wearer had made a pilgrimage to the Christian shrine of St. James in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The symbol later identified its bearer or ancestor as a Crusader or other type of pilgrim. ♦
depths of 0-66 ft (0-20 m). Cements itself to rock crevices in some habitats. Shell form reflects the habitat—long and thin in sand, wider and shorter in rock crevices.
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