Category of Organisms Marine Molluscs
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum/Division Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Arcoida
Family Arcidae
Genus Anadara
Species ovalis
Binomial Name
Anadara ovalis
Author Bruguiere, 1789
Common Name Blood ark
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Endemic No
Found in Marine Park No
Found in Malaysia Yes
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Morphology/Character
These shells are elongate oval, or quadrilateral, sculptured with strong radial ribs, and covered by a thick periostracum. The hinge line is long, almost straight, and the teeth are numerous.

Biology
 
Miscellaneaous
 
Status in IUCN Red List Unknown
Status in CITES Species Database Unknown
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