genus Mercenaria

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Noun1.genus Mercenaria - a genus of Veneridaegenus Mercenaria - a genus of Veneridae      
mollusk genus - a genus of mollusks
family Veneridae, Veneridae - hard-shell clams
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Genotype-specific growth of hard clams (genus Mercenaria) in a hybrid zone: variation among habitats.
In previous work, we have demonstrated that both endogenous and exogenous selection are operating in a hard-clam (genus Mercenaria) hybrid zone located in the Indian River lagoon on the east-central Florida coast (Bert et al.