Tellina linguafelis Linnaeus, 1758
Cat's toungue tellin
photo by FAO

Family:  Tellinidae (tellins)
Max. size:  6.5 cm SHL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 30 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: from East Africa, to Fiji Islands; north to southern Japan and south to Queensland.
Biology:  Maximum depth from Ref. 799.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 14.03.06
Modified by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 08.04.15

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