Marcia opima (Gmelin, 1791)

Xavier, Biji (2017) Marcia opima (Gmelin, 1791). In: Prioritized Species for Mariculture in India. ICAR - Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 173-176. ISBN 978-93-82263-14-2

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    Marcia opima has a small, glossy, puffed-up shell which ranges from a creamish-brown to grey colour. There are radial dark markings on the shell running from the umbo to the shell margin. Inner surface of the shell is white. Hinge has three teeth and a long ligament. Anterior lateral teeth is absent in left valve, but corresponding depression is present on the right valve.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Clam
    Aquaculture > Mariculture
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Mariculture Division

    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2021 05:46
    Last Modified: 12 Mar 2021 05:46

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