Atlantic Giant Cockle

([Lightfoot], 1786)

Dinocardium robustum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Cardiida

Cardiidae

Cardiidae

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Shell Information

Maximum size (mm): 119

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Virginia to Gulf of Mexico

0 to 18 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Soft sand or mud

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Dinocardium robustum ([Lightfoot], 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156843 on 2022-09-28

Rosenberg, G. 2009. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/