Sunetta truncata   (Deshayes,  1853) (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Veneridae

Image copyrights: FAO

Description
Size: Maximum shell length 4 cm, commonly to 3 cm.


Synonym (s)
Cyclosunetta truncata (Deshayes, 1853)
Sunetta concinna Dunker, 1865

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Locally collected for subsistence)

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy

Biogeography


• MADAGASCAR
• 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
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2011-09-09

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