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Striped venus

Order Veneroida
Family Veneridae

Marine bivalve mollusc. Symmetrical valves, with serrated concentric ribs, some wider than others. Colour: white, greyish or brown, decorated with zig-zag patterns and lighter radial bands; whitish interior, with violet spots. It can measure up to 5 cm

Characteristics
FAO code
SVE
Specie
Chamelea gallina
Type
Molluscs
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
  • Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Fishing seasons
jan feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Strahlige Venusmuschel
France Vénus gallinette
Italy Vongola
Portugal Pé de burrinho
United Kingdom Striped venus
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Aquaculture
Dregdes

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