Rough File Clam
The Rough File Clam has an oval shaped shell with about 50 radial ribs. The shell is white with a thin brown periostricum. It can be differentiated from the similar C. mitis by the number of radial ribs. The latter having closer to 90 radial ribs.
North Carolina to Brazil
0 to 141 meters
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Ctenoides scaber (Born, 1778). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420747 on 2021-07-20