Fragile Surfclam

Fragile Surfclam
Mactrotoma fragilis (Gmelin, 1791)
Family Mactridae

The Fragile Surf Clam is not a common shell on S. Hutchinson Island.



Shell size to 45 mm; shell thin but strong, oval, compressed. Posterior region with two ridges, beyond which shell gapes. Color white, with strong grayish-brown periostracum.


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