Pure Trough Shell

Mactra pura Reeve, 1854

The shell is solid and roughly triangular in size the margins of the shell may have a light brown coating other than this shell is white in colour.

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What habitats does Mactra pura live in?

Burrows in sand aling the coast from around the low tide mark to a depth of around 20m

What is the distribution of Mactra pura?

Southern Australia

How big does Mactra pura grow?

Can grow to around 6cm

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