Tellina pinguis   Hanley,  1844 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Tellinidae

Description
The shell of this species is ovate and moderately large. The pallial sinus is large and deep.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Sandy, Muddy

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai Coast INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi Harbour INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Nayar, KN and Mahadevan, S (1974) Edible Bivalves; Clams and others The commercial molluscs of India Bulletin Of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute CMFRI, Cochin 25 40-53 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/643/1/Nagappan_and_Mahadeven1.pdf

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