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Pinna nobilis

Linnaeus, 1758


Stefano Cellini MedSea - Sardegna - Porto San Paolo - journey into Pinna Nobilis.....surprisingly !!! Im' crazy

Message posted on Scubashooters.net on 29 Oct 2013
Adi Drnda Baby Pinna nobilis Rovinj, Croatia Sealife DC1200, housing Sealife, 2x Sealife strobe, manual settings wide angle lens + effect filter ISO64 f6,3 1/250

Message posted on Scubashooters.net on 09 Oct 2013
Adi Drnda Pinna nobilis Rovinj, Croatia, Adriatic sea Sealife DC1200 f6,3 1/250 ISO64 2x Sealife strobes + effect filter

Message posted on Scubashooters.net on 06 Jul 2013
Vito Giannecchini Pinna nobilis Isola del Giglio

Adriano Morettin Bellissima, grande Vito !!!!

Vito Giannecchini Grazie Adriano !

Giorgio Cavallaro (Y) (Y)

Message posted on UWphotographers on 24 Aug 2013
Michele Lipari PINNA NOBILIS

Ron Silver Fan mussell or pen shell

Message posted on UWphotographers on 14 Jun 2013
Adi Drnda Pinna nobilis Rovinj, Croatia, Adriatic sea Sealife DC1200 f6,3 1/250 ISO64 2x Sealife strobes + effect filter

Message posted on Wetpixel Underwater Photography on 06 Jul 2013
John Paul Connor Grande Nacre Pinna nobilis Cap Roux 26/10/2013 Sony DSC-TX30

Ernst Andres Très belle mon ami :-)

John Paul Connor Merci Mon Ami

Stuart Pearce Very nice macro :)

John Paul Connor Many thanks Stuart

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 26 Oct 2013
Vito Giannecchini Pinna nobilis con Caulerpa racemosa Isola D'Elba Scoglietto 18 m

Giorgio Cavallaro Uwp http://www.uwphotographers.net/2013/09/uwp-vito-giannecchini.html

Vito Giannecchini Grazie Giorgio!

Message posted on UWphotographers on 15 Nov 2013
Vito Giannecchini Pinna nobilis con Caulerpa racemosa Isola D'Elba Scoglietto 18 m

Stuart Pearce Very nice shot :)

Marie-therese Bertin superbe!!!

Vito Giannecchini Thank Stuart e Marie-therese!

Galina Maslova Beauty

Vito Giannecchini Thank Galina!

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 15 Nov 2013
Athos Mastropierro Pinna Nobilis

Message posted on UWphotographers on 21 Oct 2013
Rico Besserdich A 2 cm. small guardian shrimp that lives in a "pina nobilis" clam. A hard to get critter....1 dive = 1 photo ;-) --- f/8 , 1/160 s, ISO 100 . 60mm makro lens with +10 diopter, 1 Ikelite DS 125 strobe.

Fabio Russo I know how much difficult is this shot!!!

Rico Besserdich Hey Fabio !! Do you know the correct latin name of that shrimp ?? Can't find it in my books :-(

Fabio Russo It' a Pontonia pinnophylax, the common name is Guardian of the pen shell

Fabio Russo Pinnophilax means in latin that love the fin (Pinna) that is the common name of that shell in italian

Rico Besserdich Ah...great !! Ok ( with a big thanks to Fabio ), here the new "official" title of the photo : "A Pontonia pinnophylax that lives in symbiosis with the pinna nobilis"....wow, now it sound slike science :-)) Thanks again, Fabio !!!

Florian Feldgrill supadelux

Rico Besserdich Thanks Florian !! Good to hear this word from its "original creator" ;-)

Message posted on Underwater Macro Photographers on 15 Feb 2012
Taxonomy
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Mollusca (Phylum)
    Bivalvia (Class)
      Pteriomorphia (Subclass)
        Pterioida (Order)
          Pinnoidea (Superfamily)
            Pinnidae (Family)
              Pinna (Genus)
                Pinna nobilis (Species)
Associated Species