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.
FAO Fishing Areas
- Area 67: the Northeastern part of the Pacific Ocean
- Area 77: the Eastern Central part of the Pacific Ocean
Portugal Amêijoa arca
United Kingdom Ark clam
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