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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Physiological and molecular response of Anadara tuberculosa (Arcoida: Arcidae) to salinity stress.
In present study, bivalves belonging to families Arcidae, Ostreidae, Pectinidae, Placunidae, Corbiculidae, Psammobiidae, Trapezidae and Veneridae were recorded.
Al nivel estratigrafico de 2713 metros se presenta un nivel muy delgado (7-15 mm) de especies de la familia Arcidae, indicador de ambientes marinos (Gomez et al., 2009).
The clam belongs to the family Arcidae, one of a few invertebrate groups that have hemoglobin-containing red hemocytes in the hemolymph.
Anadara tuberculosa pertenece al filo Mollusca, clase Bivalvia, orden Arcoida y familia Arcidae. Esta especie sostiene una de las principales pesquerias artesanales de la zona costera en la region del Pacifico narinense, constituyendo una importante fuente de proteina para las comunidades humanas del litoral y sus volumenes de extraccion han dependido tanto de las necesidades de abastecimiento familiar como de comercio local (1).
La familia mas diversa fue Veneridae con 52 especies, seguida por las familias Tellinidae y Mytilidae con 32 especies cada una, Arcidae con 25, Semelidae con 17, Lasaeidae con 15, Mactridae con 14, Chamidae con 12 y Lucinidae con 12; todas estas familias agruparon mas del 50% de las especies registradas.
Each of the families Chamoidea and Arcidae were represented by 3 species.
It is categorized under the kingdom of Animalia, phylum of Mollusca, class of Bivalvia, subclass of Pteriomorphia, order of Arcoida, family of Arcidae, genus of Anadara, and species of granosa [16].
For example, the typical shellfish Arca subcrenata (Scapharca subcrenata), which belongs to the phylum Mollusca, class Bivalvia, suborder Taxodonta, and family Arcidae, has a shallow, buried habitat, living in the sandy mud of shallow seas within a depth of 20 metres.
Concentration of pathogenic bacteria and trace metals in bivalves mollusk Anadara granosa (Bivalvia: Arcidae) harvested from East Java Coast, Indonesia.