Sword razor shell

Order: 
Euheterodonta
Family: 
Solenidae

Marine bivalve mollusc, whose shell is composed of 2 symmetrical, smooth greenish-colored valves with white and bluish sheen. It can measure up to 15 cm.

International Designations

Germany: 
Kleine Schwertmuschel
France: 
Couteau courbé
Italy: 
Cappalunga
Portugal: 
Longueirão curvo
UK: 
Sword razor shell
China: 
刀形剑蛏
Fishing gears: 
Aquaculture
Trawls
Dregdes
FAO code: 
EQE
Scientific name: 
Ensis ensis
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): 
5797,89