Yoldia nicobarica   (Bruguiere)  (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bivalvia

Image copyrights: Government of India

Size: Length 29.65 mm; Width 16 mm; Height 10.50 mm

Shell ovate, subequilateral; posterior side attenuated, acuminate above; sculptured with fine concentric groove; posterior side larger than the anterior; anterior with 18 teeth and posterior with 20 teeth.

Synonym (s)
Leda nicobarica Bruguiere 1860

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• West Bengal, Off Gangetic Delta INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1992)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA (Record: 1992)
• West Bengal, Sandheads INDIA (Record: 07/06/1885)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobars INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV; Dey, A and Barua, S (1992) Estuarine and marine molluscs Fauna of West Bengal Part 9 (State fauna series 3) ZSI, Calcutta 129-268 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
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune

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