family Arcidae


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Noun1.family Arcidae - ark shellsfamily Arcidae - 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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In Peninsular Malaysia, Anadara granosa of the family Arcidae is a commercially important species.
The clam belongs to the family Arcidae, one of a few invertebrate groups that have hemoglobin-containing red hemocytes in the hemolymph.
Ark shells include several genera of the family Arcidae distributed from the Gulf of California to Peru.