[request]. Taxonomic citation. MolluscaBase (). Anadara granosa (Linnaeus, ). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species. Descriptions and articles about the Blood Cockle, scientifically known as Anadara granosa as classified by Paleobiology Database in the Encyclopedia of Life. The blood cockle Anadara granosa is a bivalve mollusc in the family Arcidae and subfamily Anadarinae and locally known as “kerang” in.

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View at Google Scholar A. Kkomak- muchim seasoned blood cockles. However, it revealed that the cockles in this research area have been contaminated through Cd and Pb caused by agriculture runoff and industrial and other anthropogenic activities which can be the cause of serious human health problems for long term consumption.

North to Japan and south to northern and eastern Australia. Akbar John et al. Although blood clams qnadara considered one of the more delicious Chinese delicacies, the style of preparation in Shanghai involves quick-boiling them, leaving many of the viruses and bacteria present.

About 18 radial ribs 15 to 20 with wide interstices at each valve. It may be the cause of serious human health problems after long term consumption.

Views Read Edit View history. Harvesting begins when the cockles have attained a marketable size of mm. Cockles are usually cultivated on mud in the intertidal zone with a water salinity of around ppt. Mc Carty, anxdara G. FAO’s Yearbook of Fishery Statistics reports a range of yearly aquaculture production from around anadafa in to mt in China, Korea Rep. Sabang is a main river flowing into mentioned area where some fishing villages are anadzra.

Launch the Aquatic Species Distribution map viewer. Seaweeds, corals, bivalves and gastropods. This may be the cause of neurological deficits such as mental retardation in children and kidney disease such as interstitial nephritis to adults and also contribute to hypertension and cardiovascular disease [ 22 ] to the consumers after long term consumption. Wikimedia Commons has anasara related to Tegillarca granosa.


Some aspects of cockle Andara granosa L. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The concentration of Cd was below the reference values for human consumption set by Malaysian Food Regulations whereas the concentration of Pb was above the reference values.

Retrieved 24 January The results indicate that the levels of Cd and Pb in A.

All values exceeded safety limits set by Malaysian Food Regulation The gear used is a long-handled close-set wire scoopusually operated by one person, who stands in a boat, extends the scoop as far as his reach allows, and draws it through the mud anadaa a gentle, rocking motion, trapping the cockles, which are then deposited in the boat.

Tegillarca granosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Heavy metals such as Cd and Pb are toxic even at relatively low concentration and not essential for metabolic activities [ 910 ].

Currently, the types of industries are food processing and canning, processing of agricultural products, feed mills, timber based wood products, and transport equipment. Levent Tuna, and N. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for a world without hunger.

Another research revealed that the levels of heavy metals analyzed for green-lipped mussels Perna viridis collected along the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia granoea ranged from 0. Marine edible bivalves Tegillarca Molluscs described in Cockles consumption exceeds the local production every year.

Cadmium and Lead in Blood Cockle (Anadara granosa) from Asajaya, Sarawak, Malaysia

Retrieved 13 April By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In particular, in highly polluted and industrial areas, point and nonpoint sources of anthropogenic chemicals and metals have polluted rivers with highly complex mixtures of chemicals and other anthropogenic perturbations to degree where life in rivers is severely impacted [ 17 ].


Proceedings of the IndoPacific Fisheries Council. Tegillarca granosa also known as Anadara granosa [2] is a species of ark clam known as the blood cockle or blood clam due to the red haemoglobin liquid inside the soft tissues. The use of coastal waters as a convenient receptacle for domestic and industrial wastes threatens the quality of seafood rivers and coastal waters are presently exposed to not only the increasing quantities of metals and nutrients, but also the cocktails of industrial derived contaminants, many of which exhibit significant persistence and capabilities for bioaccumulation [ 25 ].

Unlike other varieties of clams that are safe to eat, the blood clam lives in low-oxygen environments, and thus ingests more viruses and bacteria, including hepatitis Ahepatitis Etyphoidand dysenteryto get the nutrients it needs.

Table of Contents Alerts. World Register of Marine Species. Inner side white, often tinged light yellow towards the umbonal cavity. Related topics Oyster farming Land snail farming Gastropod anatomy Bivalve anatomy.

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Ribs stout and distinctly rugose, bearing regular,often rectangular nodules. Anadara granosa Linnaeus, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. A number of natural and anthropogenic sources produce heavy metals. The levels of Cd and Pb from studied sites exceeded the maximum permissible limits set by Malaysian Food Regulations View at Google Scholar D. Therefore, marine bivalve particularly A.

Their feeding habit is related to the bottom feed where they live.

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Sea Mud-flat Korean mud Chorus giganteus. Tegillarca granosa Linnaeus[1]. Standard mixtures of 0. Commercial cockle farming in southern Thailand.