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Venerupis decussata


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lexID:
5795 
AphiaID:
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Scientific:
Venerupis decussata 
German:
Kreuzmuster-Teppichmuschel 
English:
Grooved Carpet Shell 
Category:
Bivalves 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Venerupis (Genus) > decussata (Species) 
Occurrence:
Israel, Morocco, Afrique de l'Ouest, Afrique du nord, Atlantique Est, Atlantique nord, Azores, Egypte, Espagne, îles britanniques, littoraux européens, Méditerranée, Portugal, Sénégal 
Size:
6 cm - 7.5 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
Filter feeder, plancton 
Difficulty:
niveau expert! très difficile à garder! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Venerupis anomala
  • Venerupis aspera
  • Venerupis bruguieri
  • Venerupis cumingii
  • Venerupis galactites
  • Venerupis geographica
  • Venerupis glandina
  • Venerupis largillierti
  • Venerupis rugosa
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2013-07-23 18:21:39 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Venerupis decussata is a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Veneridae, commonly known as the cross-cut carpet shell.

The range of Venerupis decussata extends from the North Sea and British Isles southwards to the Mediterranean Sea and north Africa. It is found buried in soft substrates, sand, muddy sand, gravel or clay, on the lower shore and at depths down to a few metres in the intertidal Zone.
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