The Archives: Bivalventine

One file in the Archives reveals information about the Bivalventine. You read carefully to learn about this creature and obtain more knowledge about the mysterious species of Ark.

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Availability

Seasonal

Dates

Available Feb 14 - Feb 28.

Weight

0.2 kg

Height

0.1 m

Obtained From

Event/Plot

Gender Profile

Standard
48% male, 48% female, 4% non-binary

Habitat

Ocean

Population Rank

#312 of 1091

About Bivalventine Eggs

Generally found nestled comfortably amongst the rocks on the deep seafloor, Bivalventine eggs will occasionally wash ashore on Ark during the month of February.

About the Bivalventine Creature

The Bivalventine is a curious species of mollusk that is often mistaken for the bubbly sea creature almost always accompanying it. Before its discovery as an elaborate illusion conjured up by the clam itself, this pseudo pinniped was thought to be a separate species within a symbiotic relationship. The precise nature of how this complex mechanism works is yet to be understood by the Science and Research Center, but it is seemingly used for both locomotion and as defensive mimicry against shellfish-loving predators.

Created within the folds of the Bivalventine’s mantle, or, the soft tissue within its shell, is an edible byproduct that has a remarkably similar taste and texture to creamy milk chocolate topped with sea salt. Marketed simply as chocolate pearls, these marine-made delectables are sold at a premium price point. Confectioners have long attempted to replicate these chocolate pearls but even the most esteemed chocolatier falls short of perfecting it.

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