Atrina pectinata

Atrina pectinata is a species of bivalves belonging to the family Pinnidae.[1]

Atrina pectinata
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Pteriida
Family: Pinnidae
Genus: Atrina
Species:
A. pectinata
Binomial name
Atrina pectinata
(Linnaeus, 1767)

The species is found in the Old World.[1] They are important in commercial fishing in Asia. They have the common name of 'pen shells.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Atrina pectinata (Linnaeus, 1767)". www.gbif.org. Retrieved 18 October 2021.
  2. ^ Maeno, Yukio; Yurimoto, Tatsuya; Nasu, Hiroshi; Ito, Shiro; Aishima, Noboru; Matsuyama, Tomomasa; Kamaishi, Takashi; Oseko, Norihisa; Watanabe, Yasunori (25 July 2006). "Virus-like particles associated with mass mortalities of the pen shell Atrina pectinata in Japan" (PDF). Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 71: 169–173. doi:10.3354/dao071169. ISSN 1616-1580. Retrieved 6 March 2022.