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Warty venus

Order Veneroida
Family Veneridae

Marine bivalve mollusc. Heavy and rounded shell, with warts-like excretions on the posterior border of the same. Similar valves with knotty ribs; hinge with 3 cardinal teeth and without lateral teeth. It can measure up to 6.25 cm.

Characteristics
FAO code
VEV
Specie
Venus verrucosa
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
  • Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Fishing seasons
jan feb mar apr may aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
Germany Rauhe Venusmuschel
China 疣帘蛤
France Praire
Italy Cappa verrucosa
Portugal Pé de burro
United Kingdom Warty venus
Fishing areas
Fishing arts
Aquaculture
Dregdes

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