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Furthermore, no previous literature on St Lucia has mentioned the families Cardiidae, Carditidae, Chamidae, Corbulidae, Donacidae, Glycymerididae, Limidae, Mesodesmatidae, Myidae, Pectinidae, Pinnidae, Pteriidae and Spondylidae, which usually dominate shallow marine ecosystems elsewhere.
Various families of oysters occur along the South African coastline and are listed by Kilburn and Rippey (1982), but only members of the family Ostreidae are of commercial interest in this region, which is too temperate for culture of pearl oysters of the family Pteriidae.