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Fragum fragum 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.


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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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-08-27 14:13:09 

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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.

Synonymised names:
Cardium fragum Linnaeus, 1758
Cardium imbricatum Born, 1778 (synonym)
Fragum flavum Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Hemicardium (Fragum) fragum (Linnaeus, 1758)

External links

  1. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 26.08.2021.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 26.08.2021.
  3. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 26.08.2021.

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