Chemnitz's Ark Clam

(Philippi, 1851)

Anadara chemnitzii

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Arcida

Arcidae

Arcidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 20-38

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Florida to the Caribbean Sea

11 to 75 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Moderately shallow waters on gravel substrate

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Anadara chemnitzii (Philippi, 1851). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=504337 on 2021-07-20

Morris, P. A. (1987). A field guide to shells: Atlantic and Gulf coasts and the West Indies (3rd ed.). Houghton Mifflin.

Rosenberg, G. 29. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/