Fragum fragum (Linnaeus, 1758)
White strawberry cockle
Fragum fragum
photo by Coltro, Marcus

Family:  Cardiidae (cockles)
Max. size:  4 cm SHH (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 81 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: from East Africa, to eastern Polynesia; north to southern Japan and south to Queensland.
Biology:  Commonly collected in many areas, mainly for decorative purposes.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 01.03.06
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 27.07.23

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