Note on Mercia opima, a venerid clam from Medha creek, Gujarat

Thomas, Sujitha and Kizhakudan, Joe K (1998) Note on Mercia opima, a venerid clam from Medha creek, Gujarat. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 158. pp. 16-18.

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Abstract

The yellow shelled clam Mercia opima, locally known as "Dabla" (Fig. 2 & 3), is found abundantly along the sandy beds of the barmouth of the Medha river between Harshad and Miani. It remains buried almost 5 cm deep in the porous sand and usually occurs in pairs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mercia opima; venerid clam; Medha creek; Gujarat
Subjects: Molluscan Fisheries > Clam
Divisions: CMFRI-Veraval
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Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2010 06:21
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:30
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/4993

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