Tellina remies   Linnaeus  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Tellinidae

Description
Size: Maximum shell length 10 cm, commonly to 7 cm.


Synonym (s)
Cyclotellina remies (Linnaeus) 1758
Tellina sulcata Lamarck 1818

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Collected for food. Shell used for shellcraft.)

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Muddy

Biogeography



Literature Source(s)
  • (2002) Lakshadweep Islands biodiversity strategy and action plan (Version: 3)
  • 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
  • Poutiers, JM (1998) Bivalves FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the western central Pacific. Volume 1: Seaweeds, corals, bivalves and gastropods FAO, Rome 1 686 pp Available at - http://www.fao.org/docrep/009/w7191e/w7191e00.htm
  • Gallego, JL Marine non gastropods The Malacologist's corner: Photographic catalogue Available at - http://elrincondelmalacologo.iespana.es/


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