family Veneridae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Veneridae - hard-shell clamsfamily Veneridae - hard-shell clams      
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
genus Venus, Venus - type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells
genus Mercenaria, Mercenaria - a genus of Veneridae
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Number of species of bivalves distributed in each family reveals that 12 species belongs to family Veneridae, 5 species to Arcidae, 3 species to Ostreidae and 2 species to Pectinidae.
Family Veneridae represented 85% of the recorded bivalves, while Ceriithiidae represented 41% of the recorded gastropods.
The clam Anomalocardia brasiliana (Gmelin, 1791) belongs to the family Veneridae and is distributed from the southern portion of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to Brazil (Turgeon et al.
So far at least 68 species belonging to the Family Veneridae have been reported to occur in Pakistani waters, among these the species of commercial importance are Tivela ponderosa, Meretrix tumida, M.
Like other bivalve molluscs of the family Veneridae, A.
It is a typical member of the Family Veneridae, one of the most evolutionary and ecologically successful bivalve clades (Cox et al.
ABSTRACT The first and second internal transcribed spacer (ITS1 and ITS2) regions of the ribosomal DNA from six species, Meretrix meretrix, Cyclina sinensis, Mercenaria mercenaria, Protothaca jedoensis, Dosinia corrugata and Ruditapes philippinarum, in the family Veneridae were PCR amplified and sequenced.

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