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Mya truncata

Mya truncata
Whole animal and left valve of the shell, from the North Sea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Myoida
Family: Myidae
Genus: Mya
Species: M. truncata
Binomial name
Mya truncata
Linnaeus, 1758

Mya truncata, common name the "blunt gaper", is a species of edible saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusk in the family Myidae.



External links

  • Good info from MarLIN
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