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Common edible cockle

Order Veneroida
Family Cardiidae

Marine bivalve mollusc. Triangular and globose shape, with rounded perimeter and 2 striated valves dorsally united by a hinge and an elastic external or marginal ligament. Color is yellowish white on the outside and greyish on the inside. It measures up to 6 cm.

Characteristics
FAO code
COC
Specie
Cerastoderma edule
Type
Molluscs
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Fishing seasons
jan feb mar apr oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Herzmuschel
France Coque commune
Italy Cuore edule
Portugal Berbigão vulgar
United Kingdom Common edible cockle
Japan Tonigai
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Aquaculture
Dregdes
Trawls

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