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Mercenaria MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mercenaria
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.500.644.080.500
Unique ID
D049891
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049891
Annotation
as animal & food; general or unspecified; prefer specifics; as food, coordinate IM with SHELLFISH (IM)
Scope Note
A genus of hard-shelled clams in the family Veneridae, class BIVALVIA, commonly called quahogs. They are found just below the surface in the subtidal or lower intertidal coastal waters.
Entry Term(s)
Quahogs
Registry Number
txid6595
Previous Indexing
Bivalvia (1971-2005)
Mollusca (1965-1970)
Public MeSH Note
2006
History Note
2006
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Mercenaria Preferred
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