Striped venus

Order: 
Veneroida
Family: 
Veneridae

Marine bivalve mollusc. Symmetrical valves, with serrated concentric ribs, some wider than others. Colour: white, greyish or brown, decorated with zig-zag patterns and lighter radial bands; whitish interior, with violet spots. It can measure up to 5 cm

International Designations

Germany: 
Strahlige Venusmuschel
France: 
Vénus gallinette
Italy: 
Vongola
Portugal: 
Pé de burrinho
UK: 
Striped venus
Fishing gears: 
Aquaculture
Dregdes
FAO code: 
SVE
Scientific name: 
Chamelea gallina
Type: 
Molluscs
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Global production (Tons): 
57417
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC