Meretrix ovum   Deshayes  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Veneridae

Description

Synonym (s)
Meretrix ovum Annandale & Kemp, 1916

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Kerala, Kochi Harbour (Lat: 9.95) (Long: 76.27) INDIA
• Goa, Mandovi estuary INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Cheriyan, PV (1968) A collection of molluscs from the Cochin harbour area Proceedings of the symposium on Mollusca Part I, Symposium Series 3 Marine Biological Association of India, India 121-136 Available at - NIO RC, Kochi
  • Borges, SD and Shanbhag, AB (2008) Food resource partitioning among waterbirds wintering on the Diwar wetland in the Mandove estuary of Goa, India Proceedings of Taal2007:The 12th World Lake conference 124-130 Available at - http://wldb.ilec.or.jp/data/ilec/wlc12/A%20-%20Ecology%20&%20Biodiversity/A-21.pdf

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