White Strawberry Cockle
Fragum fragumis commonly referred to as White Strawberry Cockle. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 14059 AphiaID: 207666 Scientific: Fragum fragum German: Weiße Erdbeer-Herzmuschel English: White Strawberry Cockle Category: Sea Shells Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Cardiida (Order) > Cardiidae (Family) > Fragum (Genus) > fragum (Species) Initial determination: (Linnaeus, ), 1758 Occurrence: Austral Islands, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Coral sea, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Gambier Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Okinawa, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Queensland (Australia), Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Society Islands, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna Sea depth: - 20 Meter Size: 0.79" - 1.57" (2,5cm - 4,5cm) Temperature: °F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) Food: Filter feeder, Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Fragum fragum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Fragum fragum grows to a length of 25 to 45 mm. This cockle has a pair of white, thick, sculptured valves with a nacreous coating on the interior.
Cardium fragum Linnaeus, 1758
Cardium imbricatum Born, 1778 (synonym)
Fragum flavum Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Hemicardium (Fragum) fragum (Linnaeus, 1758)
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