blood clam

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Noun1.blood clam - red-blooded clam
bivalve, lamellibranch, pelecypod - marine or freshwater mollusks having a soft body with platelike gills enclosed within two shells hinged together
Arca, genus Arca - type genus of the family Arcidae: ark shells and blood clams
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ABSTRACT A genetic linkage map of the blood clam (Tegillarca granosa) was constructed based on simple sequence repeat (SSR) and amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) markers.
The blood clam Tegillarca granosa lives in the lower-to mid-intertidal zones along the western Pacific Ocean Coasts of China, Korea, Thailand, Philippines, and Malaysia.
The blood clam has been cultured widely along the coasts of south China, especially the Zhejiang and Fujian Provinces.
Whereas normally the MB of the blood clam erythrocyte appears to deform the MS and maintain its shape (Joseph-Silverstein and Cohen, 1985), the mechanism at work here generates sufficient force to produce substantial secondary deformation of the MB (Fig.
Thus there is sufficient precedent for serious consideration of such a mechanism in blood clam erythrocytes.
Larval development of the large blood clam, Noetia ponderosa (Say).
The images of blood clam erythrocyte cytoskeletons obtained with the new method (e.