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Family: Solemyidae (See list of species below)

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18 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acharax alinae
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Acharax clarificata
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Acharax japonica
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Solemya africana
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Solemya borealis
[boreal awningclam]
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Solemya calypso
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Solemya caribbaea
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Solemya grandis
[grand awningclam]
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Solemya marshalli
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Solemya occidentalis
[West Indian awningclam]
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Solemya panamensis
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Solemya parkinsoni
[razor mussel]
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Solemya puata
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Solemya pusilla
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Solemya reidi
[gutless awningclam]


Solemya togata
[Mediterranean awning clam]
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Solemya valvulus
[Pacific awningclam]
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Solemya velum
[Atlantic awningclam]
18 Species of Family Solemyidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acharax alinae Western Central Pacific.
Acharax clarificata Southwest Pacific
Acharax japonica Northwest Pacific
Solemya africana Western Indian Ocean
Solemya borealis boreal awningclam Atlantic Ocean. 6.7 DL
Solemya calypso Southwest Pacific
Solemya caribbaea Western Atlantic.
Solemya grandis grand awningclam Atlantic Ocean. 5 DL
Solemya marshalli Southwest Pacific
Solemya occidentalis West Indian awningclam Atlantic Ocean. 2.5 DL
Solemya panamensis Northeast Atlantic
Solemya parkinsoni razor mussel Southwest Pacific
Solemya puata Southwest Pacific
Solemya pusilla Northwest Pacific.
Solemya reidi gutless awningclam Northern and Central Paci 6 TL
Solemya togata Mediterranean awning clam Mediterranean Sea
Solemya valvulus Pacific awningclam Eastern Pacific and North
Solemya velum Atlantic awningclam Atlantic Ocean. 2.5 DL



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