family Veneridae


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Noun1.family 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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For the cross-species transferability tests, DNA extraction from adductor muscle tissues using the same method was conducted in three other clam species, including Mercenaria mercenaria, Gomphina aequilatera, and Meretrix lyrata, belonging to three different genus of the family Veneridae (Fig.
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.
In comparison with many other groups of organisms, cytogenetic analyses in clams of the family Veneridae are scarce.
Family Veneridae represented 85% of the recorded bivalves, while Ceriithiidae represented 41% of the recorded gastropods.
Many of the species of the family Veneridae are of commercial interest and are exploited in various regions of the world (Lopez-Rocha et al.
ovum are the member of family Veneridae. Only one species of blood cockle, Anadara antiquata of the family Aarcidae was found at Phitti Creek and Sonmiani.
This species belong to super order Heterodonta, order Veneroida and family Veneridae. Its shell is ovate or ovate-triangular in shape, up to 80mm in length, with each valve bearing three cardinal teeth.
The last three clams imaged from the family Veneridae are Petricolaria pholadiformis, Pitar morrhuanus, and Ruditapes phUippinarum.
Chief among these species is the Manila clam Tapes philippinarum (family Veneridae), the top-ranking marine aquaculture species worldwide (over 4 million tons of aquaculture production in 2014), with a total value three times greater than that of the familiar Pacific oyster Crassotrea gigas (FAO 2016).
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.
Like other bivalve molluscs of the family Veneridae, A.

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