Sinonovacula

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Sinonovacula constricta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Veneroida
Family: Pharidae
Genus: Sinonovacula
Prashad, 1924
Species: S. constricta
Binomial name
Sinonovacula constricta
Lamarck, 1818 [1]

Sinonovacula constricta, the constricted tagelus, Chinese razor clam or Agemaki clam is a commercially important species of bivalve native to the estuaries and mudflats of China and Japan. It is extensively aquafarmed in China and other countries, with 742,084 tons worth US$667,876,000 harvested in 2008.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rudo von Cosel (2010). "Sinonovacula constricta (Lamarck, 1818)". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved October 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ "World aquaculture production of fish, crustaceans, molluscs, etc., by principal species in 2008" (PDF). Fisheries Global Information System. Food and Agriculture Organization. Retrieved 25 November 2010. 

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