Katelysia japonica   (Gmelin,  1791) (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Veneridae

Description
Size: Maximum shell length 6 cm, commonly to 5 cm.


Synonym (s)
Marcia japonica (Gmelin) 1791
Paphia striata (Gmelin) 1791
Tapes caledonica Bernardi 1856

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Muddy

Biogeography


• Eastern Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Poutiers, JM (1998) Bivalves FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the western central Pacific. Volume 1: Seaweeds, corals, bivalves and gastropods FAO, Rome 1 686 pp Available at - http://www.fao.org/docrep/009/w7191e/w7191e00.htm
  • Bisyogai shells database Available at - http://shell.kwansei.ac.jp/~shell/pic_book/index.html

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