Meritrix casta     (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Veneridae

Description

Synonym (s)
Corbicula (Velorita) sataparaensis Preston 1914
Meretrix ovum Preston 1915
Venus casta Gmelin 1791

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.07) (Long: 73.47) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.07) (Long: 73.47) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.07) (Long: 73.47) INDIA
• Goa, Terekhol Estuary (Lat: 15.72) (Long: 73.7) INDIA
• Goa, Terekhol Estuary (Lat: 15.72) (Long: 73.7) INDIA
• Karnataka, Gangavali Estuary (Lat: 15.58) (Long: 74.25) INDIA
• Karnataka, Gangavali Estuary (Lat: 15.58) (Long: 74.25) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Dhargalkar, V and Ingole, B (2005) Survey of inventorization of coastal biodiversity at three estuarine sites along the central west coast of India 1 Available at - NCL, Pune


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