Arcidae

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Related to Ark clam: ark shell, Arcidae
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Noun1.Arcidae - ark shellsArcidae - ark shells        
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
Arca, genus Arca - type genus of the family Arcidae: ark shells and blood clams
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The ark clam Arca zebra (Bivalvia, Arcidae), is distributed along the western shores of the Atlantic Ocean from North Carolina and Bermuda to Brazil (Abbott, 1974).
Sampling was performed in the ark clam bed of "El Mosquito-La Canal", northeastern of Araya Peninsula (Fig.
Nilsson (1994) found that presentation of a simulated predator (vertical black stripes) across the field of vision of the ark clam Barbada cancellaria triggered shell closure, and Buddenbrock and Moller-Racke (1953) found that Peden closes its shell in response to quickly moving objects across its field of vision.