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Pullet carpet shell

Order Veneroida
Family Veneridae

Marine bivalve mollusc. More oval than Striped venus (Chamelea gallina) and more convex. The outer shell is thin, with concentric lines crossed by radial lines. Gray cream color externally, with darker colored bands. Siphons adhered all along, this characteristic distinguishes this species from Grooved carpetshell (Ruditapes decussatus). It can measure up to 8 cm.

Characteristics
FAO code
CTS
Specie
Venerupis pullastra
Type
Molluscs
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Fishing seasons
may jun jul aug sep
International denominations
Germany Getupfte Teppichmuschel
France Palourde rouge
Italy Vongola
Portugal Amêijoa macha
United Kingdom Pullet carpet shell
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Aquaculture
Dregdes

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