Growth line patterns in oyster ligament scars (2)

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Seashell macro photograph: Pattern of curving growth lines in the ligament area of an old oyster shell (P1220355aBlog9) 

Some more photographs of the lovely colours, patterns and texture to be found when you look right up close at the growth line patterns in the ligament areas of old Flat Oyster shells.

For a more detailed explanation, see the earlier post on the same subject: Growth line patterns in oyster ligament scars (1).

Patterns in seashells: Curving growth line pattern in the ligament area of an old oyster shell (P1220292aBlog10) 

Seashell structural pattern : Growth line pattern in the ligament area of an old oyster shell (P1220338aBlog11) 

Seashell structure picture: Growth line pattern with holes made by sponge infestation in the ligament area of an old oyster shell (P1220287aBlog12) 

Seashell ligament scays photograph: Growth line pattern in the ligament area of an old oyster shell (P1220415aBlog13) 

Patterns in nature macro photograph: Growth line pattern in the ligament area of an old oyster shell (P1220282aBlog14) 

Oyster shell ligament scar picture: Growth line pattern in the ligament area of an old oyster shell (P1220342aBlog15) 

Ridge and groove pattern: Growth line pattern in the ligament area of an old oyster shell (P1220351aBlog16) 

Seashell texture picture: Growth line pattern in the ligament area of an old oyster shell (P1220281aBlog17) 

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