A South Coast researcher has completed a more than two decade long quest, leading to the discovery of what he calls a small, alien like animal living in the ocean.
Paul Valentich-Scott is part of a team of three researchers which has identified an unusual species of clam that lives right off our coastline.
The clams are so small, you could put a full grown one on top of a quarter, with room to spare.
KCLU’s Lance Orozco has the story: Clam Discovery
Link to ZooKeys article about new clam species: http://www.pensoft.net/journals/zookeys/article/4256/abstract/where