[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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Related topics Oyster farming Land snail farming Gastropod anatomy Bivalve anatomy. Print PDF Search species. Common Banded Littorina grahosa. Sabang is a main river flowing into mentioned area where some fishing villages are situated and connected with Sarawak River and South China Sea. Proceedings of the IndoPacific Fisheries Council.

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The bivalves in this family are renowned for a source of cheap protein in tropical areas, especially in the Indo-Pacific region [ 2 ]. The authors wish to acknowledge the financial assistance provided through the Malaysian Government Research Grant no. About 18 radial ribs 15 to 20 with wide interstices at each valve. Thus, consumer should have consciousness about such type of seafood from mentioned sites and need further investigation.

Kkomak- muchim seasoned blood cockles. Outside of shell white under the yellowish brown periostracum.

Faruk Hossen et al. Levent Tuna, and N. Launch the Aquatic Species Distribution map viewer. Internal margins with strong crenulations corresponding with the external radial ribs. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for a world without hunger.

Previous study from the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, in the state of Penang, showed that the levels of heavy metals analyzed for cockles A.


Fisheries and Aquaculture Department. Therefore, marine bivalve particularly A. Korean Culture and Information Service. Anadara granosa Linnaeus, Periostracum rather thin and smooth. For examples, Cd may cause human carcinogen; Pb can damage blood circulation [ 12 — 14 ].

Biological characters and technique of oyster Anadara granosa culture at Tra Vinh coastal water. It is concluded that the concentrations of Cd and Pb in blood cockles from four sites of Asajaya exceeded the maximum permissible limits set by Malaysian Food Regulation 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.

The inner side of the cap was then cleaned with distilled water and the washed liquid was added to the original sample mixture in the vessel and then it was subjected to filtration using number 44 Whatman filter paper.

Cockles consumption exceeds the local production every year.

It has a high economic value as food, and it is kept in aquaculture. Retrieved 13 April Heavy metals such as Cd and Pb are toxic even at relatively low concentration and not essential for metabolic activities [ 9 anaadra, 10 ].

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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. The results also indicate that the level of Pb in the present investigation granisa within the value from the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia.

The highest value of Cd qnadara be due to the influence of external discrete sources like industrial activities, agriculture runoff and other anthropogenic inputs [ 1118 ] and sites are within the vicinity of agricultural areas mostly large oil palm plantations heavy in pesticides and herbicides used [ 519 ].


Retrieved from ” https: 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 granksa and capabilities for bioaccumulation [ 25 ].

One female can produce- 2, eggs. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Although blood clams are 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. The discharge of effluents and associated toxic compounds into aquatic systems represents an ongoing environmental problem due to their possible impact on communities in the receiving aquatic water and a potential effect on human health [ 16 ].

The results indicate that the levels of Cd and Pb in A. Inner side white, often tinged light yellow towards the umbonal cavity. On the other hand, the highest value of Pb may result from burning of fossil fuels from boats used for fishing and also leisure activities [ 621 ].

A number of anadafa and anthropogenic sources produce heavy metals. Human habitation and traditional uses of the mangrove ecosystem in peninsular Malaysia. Scientific Name with Original Description.