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Family: Corbulidae (See list of species below)

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44 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Caryocorbula caribaea
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Caryocorbula chittyana
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Caryocorbula contracta
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Caryocorbula cymella
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Caryocorbula dietziana
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Caryocorbula tarasconii
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Corbula caribaea
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Corbula contracta
[contracted corbula]
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Corbula crassa
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Corbula erythraeensis
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Corbula erythrodon
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Corbula fortisulcata
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Corbula gibba
[common basket-shell]
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Corbula lineata
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Corbula lyoni
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Corbula macgillivrayi
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Corbula mirabilis
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Corbula modesta
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Corbula pallida
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Corbula patagonica
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Corbula physoides
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Corbula rotalis
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Corbula scaphoides
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Corbula sinensis
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Corbula solidula
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Corbula subquadrata
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Corbula sulculosa
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Corbula taheitensis
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Corbula taitensis
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Corbula tryoni
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Corbula tunicata
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Corbula venusta
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Corbula zelandica
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Juliacorbula aequivalvis
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Lentidium mediterraneum
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Potamocorbula amurensis
[brackish-water corbula]
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Potamocorbula fasciata
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Potamocorbula laevis
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Potamocorbula rubromuscula
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Potamocorbula ustulata
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Varicorbula disparilis
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Varicorbula krebsiana
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Varicorbula operculata
[oval varicorbula]
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Varicorbula philippii
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44 Species of Family Corbulidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Caryocorbula caribaea Western Central Atlantic
Caryocorbula chittyana Western Central Atlantic 0.86 DL
Caryocorbula contracta Western Central Atlantic 0.9 DL
Caryocorbula cymella Western Central Atlantic 1.35 DL
Caryocorbula dietziana Western Central Atlantic 1.5 DL
Caryocorbula tarasconii Western Atlantic. 0.72 DL
Corbula caribaea Western Central Atlantic
Corbula contracta contracted corbula Western Central Atlantic
Corbula crassa Indo-West Pacific.
Corbula erythraeensis Western Indian Ocean
Corbula erythrodon Western Pacific.
Corbula fortisulcata Western Pacific
Corbula gibba common basket-shell Northeast Atlantic and th 1.087 SHL
Corbula lineata Western Pacific.
Corbula lyoni Western Atlantic. 1.275 DL
Corbula macgillivrayi Eastern Indian Ocean
Corbula mirabilis Western Pacific
Corbula modesta Northwest Pacific
Corbula pallida Western Pacific
Corbula patagonica Western Atlantic. 1.7 DL
Corbula physoides Mediterranean Sea.
Corbula rotalis Western Pacific
Corbula scaphoides Indo-Pacific.
Corbula sinensis Western Pacific
Corbula solidula Northwest Pacific
Corbula subquadrata Western Indian Ocean
Corbula sulculosa Western Indian Ocean
Corbula taheitensis Eastern Indian Ocean
Corbula taitensis Western Indian Ocean
Corbula tryoni Western Atlantic. 0.65 DL
Corbula tunicata Eastern Indian Ocean
Corbula venusta Northwest Pacific
Corbula zelandica Southwest Pacific
Juliacorbula aequivalvis Western Central Atlantic
Lentidium mediterraneum Mediterranean Sea
Potamocorbula amurensis brackish-water corbula Pacific Ocean
Potamocorbula fasciata Western Pacific.
Potamocorbula laevis Western Pacific
Potamocorbula rubromuscula Western Pacific
Potamocorbula ustulata Northwest Pacific.
Varicorbula disparilis Western Central Atlantic
Varicorbula krebsiana Western Central Atlantic 0.61 DL
Varicorbula operculata oval varicorbula North America 1
Varicorbula philippii Western Central Atlantic



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