Tridacna elongata [Status Unaccepted]   Lamarck,   1819 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Cardiidae

Description
Shell elongated; twice as long as high; shell bears six broadly rounded, convexly raised ribs, with wide and deep interstices between them; each interstices is traversed by two close-set, radial ridges; surface of the radial ribs is traversed by broad, curved, transverse, scaly processes away from the umbo; shell is strongly inequilateral; hinge bears two large posterior teeth.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 79.22) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban (Lat: 9.29) (Long: 79.21) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Satyamurti, ST (1956) The Mollusca of Krusadai island in the Gulf of Mannar II.- Scaphopoda, Pelecypoda and Cephalopoda Bulletin of the Madras Government 1(2) 202 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

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