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Formalin Freshwater Mussel, 3"+

1 - 9 $3.05
10+ $2.30
Product Highlights
  • Preserved in a classic tissue fixative
  • Budget friendly
  • Shipped in Carosafe®, a formaldehyde-free solution
(in stock)


Product Details
Pyganodon grandis, also known by the synonym Anodonta grandis. Explore mollusk anatomy using preserved freshwater mussels. During the dissection, students explore structures for filter feeding and digestion, respiration, movement, and more! We peg each mussel with a small piece of wood to assist in separating the 2 valves.

Product Features

  • Pegged for easy opening
  • Immersed in Carosafe® holding fluid, packaged in 1- to 5-gal pails, and sealed with leak-proof, reusable lids; ideal for long-term storage
  • Prices listed are for 1 specimen

Carosafe® preservative and holding solution for biological specimens contains no formaldehyde and is not a tissue fixative. Most Carosafe® specimens were first preserved with a formalin solution and then washed before placement in Carosafe®. Specimens are held in Carosafe® prior to shipment, producing formalin-preserved specimens that, when dissected, minimize formaldehyde exposure. Learn More.


Features, Dimensions & Weight:
  • Length: 3"+
  • Type of Preservative: Formalin
Return Policy:

If for any reason you are not satisfied with this item, it is eligible for a return, exchange, refund, or credit up to 180 days from date of purchase. Restrictions may apply. Returns & Exchanges Policy.

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