[request]. Taxonomic citation. MolluscaBase (). Anadara granosa (Linnaeus, ). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species. Descriptions and articles about the Blood Cockle, scientifically known as Anadara granosa as classified by Paleobiology Database in the Encyclopedia of Life. The blood cockle Anadara granosa is a bivalve mollusc in the family Arcidae and subfamily Anadarinae and locally known as “kerang” in.

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The use of anaara waters as a convenient receptacle for domestic and industrial wastes threatens the quality of seafood rivers and coastal waters are presently exposed to not only the increasing quantities of metals and nutrients, but also the cocktails of industrial derived contaminants, many of which exhibit significant persistence and capabilities for bioaccumulation [ 25 ].

The completely digested sample was then allowed to cool until the fumes dissipated.

New Zealand arrow Japanese flying Humboldt Neon flying. Harvesting begins when the cockles have attained a marketable size of mm. Sabang is a main river flowing into mentioned area where some fishing villages are situated.

Another research revealed that the levels of heavy metals analyzed for green-lipped mussels Perna viridis collected along the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia were ranged from 0. Chang Yen, and I. Seafood such as cockles is supplied from Asajaya to most of the seafood markets in this division. Mc Carty, and G.

Sabang is a main river flowing into mentioned area where some fishing villages are situated and connected with Sarawak River and South China Sea.

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It lives mainly in the intertidal zone at one to two metres water depth, burrowed down into sand or mud. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The inner side of the cap was then cleaned with distilled water and the washed liquid was added to the original sample mixture in the vessel and then it was subjected to filtration using number 44 Whatman filter paper.

This page was last edited on 14 Augustat Proceedings of the IndoPacific Fisheries Council. Retrieved from ” https: Korean Culture and Information Service. Fisheries and Aquaculture Department. Chiton magnificus Acanthopleura echinata Acanthopleura granulata.

Cadmium and Lead in Blood Cockle (Anadara granosa) from Asajaya, Sarawak, Malaysia

North to Japan and south to northern and eastern Australia. Commercial cockle farming in southern Thailand.

The concentration of Cd was below the reference values for human consumption set by Malaysian Food Regulations whereas the concentration of Pb was above the reference values. It is found throughout the Indo-Pacific region from the eastern coast anadraa South Africa northwards and eastwards to Southeast AsiaAustraliaPolynesiaand up to northern Japan.

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Cornu aspersum Helix lucorum Helix pomatia. A number of natural and anthropogenic sources produce heavy metals. Grqnosa abundance of heavy metal may jeopardize human health due to the consumption of contaminated bivalves [ 11 ].

These wastes contain toxic chemicals and other substances including toxic heavy metals [ 8 ]. Asajaya is a small Sarawakian town located in the Samarahan Division and adjacent to industrial areas which were reclaimed from mangrove.


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Unlike other varieties of clams that are safe to eat, the blood clam lives in low-oxygen environments, and thus ingests more viruses and bacteria, including hepatitis Ahepatitis Etyphoidand dysenteryto get the nutrients it needs.

It may be the cause of serious human health problems after long term consumption. Internal margins with strong crenulations corresponding with snadara external radial ribs.

Previous study from the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, in the state of Penang, showed that the levels of heavy metals analyzed for cockles A.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for a world without hunger. The discharge of effluents and associated toxic compounds into aquatic systems represents an ongoing environmental problem due to their possible impact on communities in the receiving aquatic water and a potential effect on human health [ 16 ].

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Man in the mangroves: Tegillarca granosa also known as Anadara granosa [2] is a species of ark clam known as the blood cockle or blood clam due to the red haemoglobin liquid inside the soft tissues. Retrieved August 7, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Branosa Policy.

Ribs stout and distinctly rugose, bearing regular,often rectangular nodules. Mud-flat Korean mud Chorus giganteus.