Spisula sachalinensis

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Spisula sachalinensis
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Venerida
Superfamily: Mactroidea
Family: Mactridae
Genus: Spisula
S. sachalinensis
Binomial name
Spisula sachalinensis
(Schrenck, 1862)[1]

Spisula sachalinensis (Japanese common name: Ubagai ウバガイ or Hokkigai ホッキ貝, 北寄貝) is a species of edible saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusk in the family Mactridae, the surf clams or trough clams. It is commonly referred to as the "surf clam". This species is commercially exploited.

This clam is widely used for sushi in Japan.[2] The species is found in Tomakomai, Hokkaido and numerous other areas.

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  1. ^ Spisula sachalinensis (Schrenck, 1862). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=505775 on 2015-01-23
  2. ^ 孔 宁,李 琪,丛日浩,王庆志,库页岛厚蛤蜊的人工繁殖和胚胎发育 Archived 2015-01-21 at the Wayback Machine[J].海洋科学,2011,(10):6-10