Sinonovacula

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Sinonovacula
FMIB 42830 Agemaki Shells.jpeg
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]

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