Sunetta (Sunetta) meroe   (Linnaeus)  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Veneridae

Description
Size: Length 13.45-45.82 mm; 9.95-31.70 mm

Surface completely sculptured, ribs flat


Synonym (s)
Venus meroe Linnaeus 1758
Meroe chilkaensis (Part) Preston 1914
Sunetta meroe Prashad 1939
Sunetta meroe Fischer Piette 1970

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Satpara INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Barakuda INDIA (Record: 1913)
• Orissa, Arakuda INDIA (Record: 1954, 1955)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1985, 1986, 1987)
• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA (Record: 05/11/1962)
• Orissa, Paradwip Port INDIA (Record: 31/01/1972)
• Orissa, Manikpatna beach INDIA (Record: 01/01/1955)
• Orissa, Konark INDIA (Record: 19/11/1962-20/11/1962, 20/03/1973)
• Orissa, Chandrabhaga beach INDIA (Record: 11/02/1972)
• Orissa, Puri INDIA (Record: 08/06/1938, 14/11/1962-17/11/1962)
• Orissa, Chhatrapur INDIA (Record: 24/11/1962)
• Orissa, Gopalpur INDIA (Record: 25/01/1941, 28/03/1973-30/03/1973)
• Andhra Pradesh, Bimlipatam INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andhra Pradesh, Waltair INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Pondicherry INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Tharangambadi INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Tonda INDIA (Record: 1954, 1955)

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Manna, RN (1995) Mollusca Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilka lake ZSI, Calcutta 391-468 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
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Maitra, S (1991) Marine molluscs State fauna series 1: Fauna of Orissa Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta Part 3 1-175 Available at - NIO, Goa

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