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Pteriidae

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Pteriidae, also called the feather oysters, is a family of medium-sized to large saltwater clams. They are pearl oysters, marine bivalve molluscs in the order Pteriida.[1]

Some of the species in this family are important economically as the source of saltwater pearls.

Genera

Genera in the family Pteriidae include:

References

  1. ^ Pteriidae Gray, 1847. Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 9 July 2010.
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Pteriidae: Brief Summary

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Pteriidae, also called the feather oysters, is a family of medium-sized to large saltwater clams. They are pearl oysters, marine bivalve molluscs in the order Pteriida.

Some of the species in this family are important economically as the source of saltwater pearls.

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