Thin-ribbed Cockle

Fulvia tenuicostata Lamarck, 1819

This cream to white cockle has a thin ribbed shell with over 50 ribs the shell itself is fragile and it may have a pinkish colouration near the rounded apex (umbo)

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What habitats does Fulvia tenuicostata live in?

Subtidally in sand and mud to a depth of 30m

What is the distribution of Fulvia tenuicostata?

Most states of Australia

How big does Fulvia tenuicostata grow?

Can grow up to around 6cm

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