Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Mollusca > Class: Bivalvia > Order: Veneroida > Family: Arcticidae > Genus: Arctica > Species: Arctica islandica

Ocean quahog - Arctica islandica Linnaeus, 1767

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Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement


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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Ocean quahog English OSPAR Convention Annex V
praire d'Islande French OSPAR Convention Annex V
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