Adriatic Shells (image) University of Florida Share Print E-Mail Caption These shellfish species from the northern Adriatic Sea were also found in sediments, providing a record of mollusks that thrived in the region 125,000 years ago. Credit Photo courtesy of Paolo Ferrieri and Daniele Scarponi, University of Bologna. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail 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.