- For other uses, see Aldebaran.
An Aldebaran shellmouth is a slow-moving mollusk that exists in great numbers in the saltwater shallows of Aldebaran III. It is approximately .45 to .6 meters long and weighs 2 to 4 kilograms. The shellmouth is widely prized as a delicious menu item and is a staple of the many seashore restaurants on the planet. (ST reference: The Worlds of the Federation)