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Cerastoderma edule (Common cockle; Common edible cockle)

Synonyms: Cardium belgicum; Cardium crenulatum; Cardium edule; Cardium edule subsp. burchanae; Cardium edule var. batesoni; Cardium edule var. loppensi; Cardium edule var. maculata; Cardium edule var. major; Cardium edule var. mareotica; Cardium edule var. regularis; Cardium edule var. sibenicensis; Cardium mercatorium; Cardium nunninkae; Cardium obtritum; Cardium quadrarium; Cardium vulgare; Cardium vulgatum; Cerastoderma edule var. sinicola; Cerastoderma nunninkae
Language: Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

Cerastoderma edule, commonly known as the common cockle, is a species of edible saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Cardiidae, the cockles. This species is found in coastal areas of the eastern Atlantic Ocean. It is widely distributed from Norway to the coast of west Africa. The common cockle is one of the most abundant species of molluscs in tidal flats in the bays and estuaries of Europe.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Fehmarnbelt 69170 Germany  

Ecosystems

Predators

Anarhichas lupus (Wolffish)[1]
Calidris canutus (Red Knot)[2]
Chroicocephalus ridibundus (Common Black-headed Gull)[2]
Crangon crangon (common shrimp)[2]
Diplodus vulgaris (Twoband bream)[3]
Dipturus batis (Blue skate)[1]
Gadus morhua (rock cod)[1]
Gobius niger (Black goby)[1]
Haematopus ostralegus (Eurasian Oystercatcher)[2]
Hippoglossoides platessoides (American dab)[1]
Larus argentatus (Herring Gull)[2]
Larus canus (Mew Gull)[2]
Larus marinus (Great Black-backed Gull)[1]
Limanda limanda (Sand dab)[1]
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)[2]
Lumpenus lampretaeformis (serpent blenny)[1]
Melanogrammus aeglefinus (Smokie)[1]
Mullus surmuletus (Red mullet)[4]
Neogobius melanostomus (Round goby)[5]
Nucella lapillus (Atlantic dogwinkle)[1]
Numenius arquata (Eurasian Curlew)[2]
Pagellus erythrinus (Spanish sea bream)[6]
Platichthys flesus (North Atlantic flounder)[1]
Pleuronectes platessa (European plaice)[2]
Pluvialis squatarola (Grey Plover)[1]
Psilostomum brevicolle[1]
Raja clavata (Roker)[1]
Scyliorhinus canicula (Small-spotted catshark)[1]
Solea solea (True sole)[1]
Somateria mollissima (Common Eider)[2]
Tadorna tadorna (Common Shelduck)[7]
Trisopterus luscus (Whiting-pout)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Bucephalopsis haimeanus <Unverified Name>[8]
Cercaria cerastodermae <Unverified Name>[8]
Gymnophallus choledochus[1]
Gymnophallus fossarum <Unverified Name>[8]
Gymnophallus somateriae[1]
Himasthla continua[8]
Himasthla elongata[8]
Meiogymnophallus strigatus <Unverified Name>[8]
Microsomacanthus rectacantha <Unverified Name>[8]
Monorchis parvus[8]
Paravortex cardii <Unverified Name>[8]
Paravortex karlingi <Unverified Name>[8]
Parvatrema fossarum[8]
Parvatrema minutum[8]
Psilostomum brevicolle[1]
Renicola roscovita[1]

Distribution

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 2Energy flow of a boreal intertidal ecosystem, the Sylt-Rømø Bight, Dan Baird, Harald Asmus, Ragnhild Asmus, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 279: 45–61, 2004 3Feeding habits of the common two-banded sea bream, Diplodus vulgaris (Sparidae), in the eastern Adriatic Sea, Armin PALLAORO, Mate ŠANTIĆ & Ivan JARDAS, Cybium 2006, 30(1): 19-25. 4Régime alimentaire du Rouget de roche (Mullus surmuletus L.) (Téléostéen, Mullidae) de la côte nord-ouest méditerranéenne du Maroc (région de M’diq), Maryam EL BAKALI, Mostafa TALBAOUI & Abdenbi BENDRISS, Bulletin de l’Institut Scientifique, Rabat, section Sciences de la Vie, 2010, n°32 (2), 87-93. 5FEEDING ECOLOGY OF SOME BENTHIC FISH SPECIES FROM THE ROMANIAN BLACK SEA COAST (AGIGEA-EFORIE NORD AREA), Irina ROȘCA and Victor SURUGIU, Analele Științifice ale Universității „Al. I. Cuza” Iași, s. Biologie animală, Tom LVI, 2010 6Feeding habits of common pandora Pagellus erythrinus (Sparidae) from eastern central Adriatic Sea, Mate Šantić, Antonela Paladin & Biljana Rađa, Cybium 2011, 35(2): 83-90 7Predation of the shelduck Tadorna tadorna on the mud snail Hydrobia ulvae, N. R. Anders, T. Churchyard, J. G. Hiddink, Aquat Ecol 2009, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 1193-1199 8Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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