Lucinid on the lookout (IMAGE) Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology Caption Lucinids are the most species rich and widely distributed family of marine bivalves hosting bacterial endosymbionts. In this picture, a large specimen of Ctena imbricatula is checking out its environment with its foot that it can enlarge ten times its body size. Credit Laetitia Wilkins Usage Restrictions Only to be used in the context of this publication and citing the correct copyright. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.