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Family: Psammobiidae sunset clams, sanguins (See list of species below)

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70 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Asaphis deflorata
[gaudy asaphis]
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Asaphis dichotoma
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Asaphis violascens
[Pacific asaphis]
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Gari amethystus
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Gari anomala
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Gari bornii
[Faeroe gary]
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Gari californica
[California sunsetclam]
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Gari castrensis
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Gari circe
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Gari convexa
[pink sunset shell]
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Gari costulata
[ribbed sunset clam]


Gari depressa
[depressed sunset clam]


Gari elongata
[elongate sunset clam]
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Gari eos
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Gari fervensis
[Faeroe sunset clam]
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Gari galatheae
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Gari helenae
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Gari inflata
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Gari intermedia
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Gari lineolata
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Gari linhares
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Gari livida
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Gari maculosa
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Gari occidens
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Gari oriens
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Gari pallida
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Gari pennata
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Gari pseudoweinkauffi
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Gari pulcherrima
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Gari pusilla
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Gari rasilis
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Gari reevei
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Gari schepmani
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Gari sibogai
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Gari solida
[Pacific clam]


Gari squamosa
[squamose sunset clam]
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Gari stangeri
[purple sunset shell]
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Gari tellinella
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Gari togata
[courtesan sunset clam]
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Gari tonkiniensis
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Gari truncata
[truncate sunset clam]
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Gobraeus kazusensis
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Grammatomya pulcherrima
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Heterodonax bimaculatus
[false-bean]
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Heteroglypta contraria
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Hiatula acuta
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Hiatula boeddinghausi
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Hiatula chinensis
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Hiatula minor
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Hiatula nitida
[shining sunset shell]
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Hiatula petalina
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Hiatula rosea
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Hiatula siliquens
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Nuttallia japonica
[purple olive clam]


Nuttallia obscurata
[purple mahogany-clam]
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Nuttallia olivacea
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Psammacola vespertina
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Psammobia fervensis
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Psammobia radiata
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Psammotellina ambigua
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Psammotellina pallens
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Sanguinolaria atrata
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Sanguinolaria castanea
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Sanguinolaria cruenta
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Sanguinolaria sanguinolenta
[Atlantic sanguin]
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Sanguinolaria sanquinolenta
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Sanguinolaria tchangsii
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Sanguinolaria virescens
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Soletellina diphos
[diphos sanguin]
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Soletellina subradiata
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70 Species of Family Psammobiidae
(sunset clams, sanguins)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Asaphis deflorata gaudy asaphis Western Indian Ocean and 6.7 DL
Asaphis dichotoma Indo-West Pacific.
Asaphis violascens Pacific asaphis Indo-Pacific 11 SHL
Gari amethystus Indo-West Pacific 4 TL
Gari anomala Indo-West Pacific.
Gari bornii Faeroe gary Eastern Central Atlantic
Gari californica California sunsetclam Northeast Pacific 14.9 SHL
Gari castrensis Western Central Pacific
Gari circe Western Central Atlantic 4 DL
Gari convexa pink sunset shell Southwest Pacific
Gari costulata ribbed sunset clam Mediterranean Sea
Gari depressa depressed sunset clam Eastern Atlantic and the
Gari elongata elongate sunset clam Indo-West Pacific 7 SHL
Gari eos Western Central Pacific
Gari fervensis Faeroe sunset clam Northeast Atlantic and th
Gari galatheae Southwest Pacific
Gari helenae Southeast Pacific
Gari inflata Indo-West Pacific
Gari intermedia Mediterranean Sea.
Gari lineolata Southwest Pacific
Gari linhares Western Atlantic. 4.45 DL
Gari livida Western Central Pacific
Gari maculosa Indo-West Pacific.
Gari occidens Indo-Pacific 6 TL
Gari oriens Western Central Pacific
Gari pallida Indo-West Pacific
Gari pennata Indo-Pacific
Gari pseudoweinkauffi Mediterranean Sea.
Gari pulcherrima Indo-West Pacific
Gari pusilla Western Pacific.
Gari rasilis Eastern Indian Ocean
Gari reevei Indo-West Pacific
Gari schepmani Western Pacific.
Gari sibogai Western Central Pacific
Gari solida Pacific clam Southeast Pacific
Gari squamosa squamose sunset clam Indo-Pacific 3.5 SHL
Gari stangeri purple sunset shell Southwest Pacific
Gari tellinella Northeast Atlantic and th
Gari togata courtesan sunset clam Western Pacific 10.5 SHL
Gari tonkiniensis Western Pacific
Gari truncata truncate sunset clam Indo-West Pacific 5 SHL
Gobraeus kazusensis Northwest Pacific
Grammatomya pulcherrima Indo-Pacific.
Heterodonax bimaculatus false-bean North America. 1.6 DL
Heteroglypta contraria Western Pacific. Tropica
Hiatula acuta Northwest Pacific
Hiatula boeddinghausi Northwest Pacific
Hiatula chinensis Western Pacific
Hiatula minor Western Pacific
Hiatula nitida shining sunset shell Southwest Pacific
Hiatula petalina Western Central Pacific
Hiatula rosea Western Indian Ocean and
Hiatula siliquens Southwest Pacific
Nuttallia japonica purple olive clam Northwest Pacific.
Nuttallia obscurata purple mahogany-clam Northeast Pacific 5.5
Nuttallia olivacea Northwest Pacific
Psammacola vespertina Northwest Pacific
Psammobia fervensis Mediterranean Sea
Psammobia radiata Indo-West Pacific.
Psammotellina ambigua Western Pacific.
Psammotellina pallens Western Pacific.
Sanguinolaria atrata Western Pacific.
Sanguinolaria castanea Western Pacific
Sanguinolaria cruenta Western Atlantic 7.5 DL
Sanguinolaria sanguinolenta Atlantic sanguin North America. 5.4 DL
Sanguinolaria sanquinolenta Western Central Atlantic
Sanguinolaria tchangsii Western Pacific
Sanguinolaria virescens Northwest Pacific
Soletellina diphos diphos sanguin Indo-West Pacific 12 SHL
Soletellina subradiata Mediterranean Sea.



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