Definition of trough shell in English:

trough shell

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  • A burrowing marine bivalve mollusk with a thin, smooth shell.
    • Family Mactridae: Spisula and other genera
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    • Other bivalves you are likely to see are: tellin, mussel, razor, trough shell, and sand gapers.
    • Mactridae, also known as surf or trough shells or duck clams, is a family of marine bivalve clams of the order Veneroida.
    • Fauna and fauna include live cockles, trough shells, carpet shells and tellins.

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