[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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Cockles are usually cultivated on mud in the intertidal zone with a water salinity of around ppt. These dried samples were then ground to obtain a homogenous powder and stored separately in acid-cleaned glass bottles in desiccators at room temperature until analysis. The greatest development of this industry is in Perak, where about 1, ha of the foreshore are under cockle culture.

Scientific Name grnaosa Original Description. 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.

North to Japan and south to northern and eastern Australia. Rojas de Astudillo, I. Chang Yen, and I. The anadaa 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. Webarchive template wayback links Articles with ‘species’ anadaar Articles containing Korean-language text Commons category link is on Wikidata.

Therefore, the objective of this study has been to determine the concentrations of two toxic metals Cd and Pb in blood cockles sampled from four different sites near Sabang River of Asajaya.

All values exceeded safety limits set by Malaysian Food Regulation Biological characters and technique of oyster Anadara granosa culture at Tra Vinh coastal water. Common Kellet’s Knobbed Lightning Channeled. The authors wish to acknowledge the financial assistance provided through the Malaysian Government Research Grant no. The completely digested sample was then allowed to cool until the fumes dissipated.


The United Nations University. View at Google Scholar N. It may be the cause of serious human health problems after long term consumption. Edition 10, Tomus 1, Holmiae. Views Read Edit View history. Seaweeds, corals, bivalves and gastropods.

The biology and culture of marine bivalve molluscs of the genus Anadara. Proceedings of the IndoPacific Fisheries Council. It lives mainly in the intertidal zone at one to two metres water depth, burrowed down into sand or mud.

Akbar John et al. For examples, Cd may cause human carcinogen; Pb can damage blood circulation [ 12 — 14 ]. The results also indicate that the level of Pb in the present investigation was within the value from the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. People are becoming more aware of the complexity of the nature and the delicate balance that exist within the global ecosystem [ 15 ].

Shell gganosa, thick and solid, ovate, strongly inflated, slightly longer than high and amadara inequilateral Poutiers, World Register of Marine Species. Sea Mud-flat Korean ajadara Chorus giganteus. Ribs stout and distinctly rugose, bearing regular,often rectangular nodules. Method and Materials 2.

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Therefore, marine bivalve particularly A. Heavy metals such as Cd and Pb are toxic even at relatively low concentration and not essential for metabolic activities [ 910 ]. Tegillarca granosa Linnaeus[1]. On the other hand, the highest value of Pb may result from burning of fossil fuels from boats used for fishing and also leisure activities [ 621 ]. The highest value of Cd may be due to the influence of external discrete sources like industrial activities, agriculture runoff and other anthropogenic inputs [ 1118 ] and sites are within the vicinity of agricultural areas mostly large oil palm plantations heavy in pesticides and herbicides used [ 519 ].


One female can produce- 2, eggs. Cornu aspersum Helix lucorum Helix pomatia.

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

Some aspects of cockle Andara granosa L. Sabang is a main river flowing into mentioned area where some fishing villages are anaara. Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts.

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Sarawak like West Malaysia is presently undergoing rapid industrial development and there have been incidences of toxic pollution from grajosa [ 5 — 7 ]. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved August 7, It is concluded that the concentrations of Cd and Pb in blood cockles from four sites of Asajaya exceeded the maximum permissible limits set by Malaysian Food Regulation The Scientific World Journal. Mc Carty, amadara G. Thus, consumer should have consciousness about such type of seafood from mentioned sites and need further investigation.

Marine edible bivalves Tegillarca Molluscs described in About 18 anadsra ribs 15 to 20 with wide interstices at each valve. The concentration of Cd was below the reference values for human consumption set by Malaysian Food Regulations whereas anadxra concentration of Pb was above the reference values.

Retrieved 24 January Sabang is a main river flowing into mentioned area where some fishing villages are situated and connected with Sarawak River and South China Sea.