Species catalogue

Ark clam

Order Arcoida
Family Arcidae

Marine bivalve mollusc. Shell very thick, heavy, box-like. Hinge with a large number of teeth perpendicular to main shell axis, usually of equal size. Sculpture of 34 to 37 radial ribs. Usually with thick, dark periostracum. White inner face, with a pink tone below the hinge.

Characteristics
FAO code
NQT
Specie
Anadara tuberculosa
Type
Molluscs
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 67: the Northeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
  • Area 77: the Eastern Central part of the Pacific Ocean
International denominations
Germany Archenmuschel
China 黑粗饰蚶
Portugal Amêijoa arca
United Kingdom Ark clam
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Aquaculture
Dregdes

Download QR code and include it in your packaging

Download
This site is registered on wpml.org as a development site.