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
ID Code:4993
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Deposited On:06 Oct 2010 11:51
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