Warty venus

Order: 
Veneroida
Family: 
Veneridae

Marine bivalve mollusc. Heavy and rounded shell, with warts-like excretions on the posterior border of the same. Similar valves with knotty ribs; hinge with 3 cardinal teeth and without lateral teeth. It can measure up to 6.25 cm.

International Designations

Germany: 
Rauhe Venusmuschel
France: 
Praire
Italy: 
Cappa verrucosa
Portugal: 
Pé de burro
UK: 
Warty venus
China: 
疣帘蛤
Fishing gears: 
Aquaculture
Dregdes
FAO code: 
VEV
Scientific name: 
Venus verrucosa
Type: 
Molluscs
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
123,35
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC