Venus verrucosa   Linnaeus,  1758 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Veneridae

Description

Synonym (s)
Pectunculus strigatus da Costa, 1778
Venus intersculpta G.B. Sowerby III, 1904
Venus lemanii Payraudeau, 1826
Venus nodosa Dunker, 1853
Venus simulans G.B. Sowerby I in Darwin, 1844
Venus subcordata Montagu, 1803
Venus subcordata Montagu, 1803
Venus tuberosa Deshayes, 1853
Venus verrucosa var. capensis G.B. Sowerby III, 1889

Common Name (s)
• Clam (English)
• Warty Venus (English)
• Warty Venus Shell (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Saurashtra INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Dholakia, AD (2004) Marine resources Fisheries and aquatic resources of India Daya publishing house 271-303 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
  • MarLIN: Marine life information network Biology and sensitivity key information sub-programme [on-line] Available at - http://www.marlin.ac.uk/

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