[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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It may be the cause of serious human health problems after long term consumption. Tegillarca granosa Scientific classification Kingdom: Man in the mangroves: Scientific Name with Original Description. This could serve as an important environmental sink of heavy metals [ 4 ] and provide an indication of river pollution.

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.

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Proceedings of the IndoPacific Fisheries Council. The Scientific World Journal. Faruk Hossen et al. Sabang is a main river flowing into mentioned area where some fishing villages are situated.

Ribs stout and distinctly rugose, bearing regular,often rectangular nodules. Subscribe to Table of Contents Alerts. Commercial cockle farming in southern Thailand.


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Therefore, marine bivalve particularly A. However, it revealed that the cockles in this research area have been contaminated through Cd and Pb caused by agriculture runoff and industrial and other anthropogenic activities which can be the cause of serious human health problems for long term consumption.

Periostracum rather thin and smooth. This page was last edited on 14 Augustat Asajaya is a small Sarawakian town located in the Samarahan Division and adjacent to industrial areas which were reclaimed from mangrove. Cockles are usually cultivated on mud in the intertidal zone with a water salinity of around ppt.

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Another research revealed that the andara of heavy metals analyzed for green-lipped mussels Perna viridis collected along the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia were ranged from 0. Mc Granosq, and G. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution Licensewhich permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Akbar John et al. Retrieved from ” https: View at Google Scholar A. The abundance of heavy metal may jeopardize human health due to the consumption of contaminated bivalves [ 11 ]. The authors wish to acknowledge the financial assistance provided through the Malaysian Government Research Grant no.


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

Sarawak gransa West Malaysia is presently undergoing rapid industrial development and there have been incidences of toxic pollution from industry [ 5 — 7 ]. A number of natural and anthropogenic sources produce heavy metals.

View at Google Scholar D. Retrieved August 7, World Register of Marine Species. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Seafood naadara as cockles is supplied from Asajaya to most of the seafood markets in this division. New Zealand arrow Japanese flying Humboldt Neon flying.

Kkomak- muchim seasoned blood cockles. Chang Yen, and I. 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 biology and culture of marine bivalve molluscs of the genus Anadara.

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