Ocean quahog (Arctica islandica)

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Ocean quahog fact file

Ocean quahog description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumMollusca
ClassBivalvia
OrderVeneroida
FamilyArcticidae
GenusArctica

Information on Arctica islandica is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Icelandic cyprine.
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Ocean quahog status

Not evaluated.

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References

  1. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI): NCBI Taxonomy.
    Accessed via
    http://www.gbif.org/species/105028976 on 2016-01-22

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