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SAXICAVE ARCTIQUE [1 record]

Record 1 2020-06-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mollusks, Echinoderms and Prochordates
Universal entry(ies)
Hiatella arctica
correct, Latin
CONT

Hiatella arctica, known as the wrinkled rock-borer, the arctic hiatella or the arctic saxicave, is a species of saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Hiatellidae. The white shell of this mollusc is thick and more or less rectangular, but generally irregular in shape. It is up to 45 mm long.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mollusques, échinodermes et procordés
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
Hiatella arctica
correct, Latin
CONT

Elles sont également prédisposées à l'encrassement par d'autres salissures, comme […] la saxicave arctique (Hiatella arctica) et les huîtres sauvages.

Spanish

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