Definition of carpet shell in English:

carpet shell

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  • A burrowing bivalve mollusc of temperate and warm seas, with concentric growth rings and irregular coloured markings.
    • Genus Venerupis, family Veneriidae
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    • Nowadays, oyster and mussel farmers have been joined by farmers of carpet shell clams.
    • Look for the shells of common species such as cockles, trough shells, sand gapers, carpet shells, razor shells, striped Venus and thin tellins.
    • Fauna and fauna include live cockles, trough shells, carpet shells and tellins.

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