Black clam

Black clam -
Arctica islandica

Scientific names: The Greek word arctica means bear and refers to the species nordic origins, as with the constellations of Ursa Major and Ursa Minor. Islandica is Latin for Icelandic.

Other scientific names: An earlier name that occurrs in older books is Cyprina islandica.

Other English names: Iceland-cyprina.

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