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Donax trunculus

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FAO 3-alpha code
DXL
A unique code consisting of 3 letters and defined in the FAO ASFIS list to be directly related to scientific names.

Wild-caught Wild-caught
Commercial Designations

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Member State
Commercial Designations
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Member State
Belgium
Commercial Designations
  •   [fr] Olive de mer
  •   [nl] Zaagje
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Member State
Greece
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  •   [el] Κίτρινο Κοχύλι
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Italy
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  •   [it] Tellina
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Member State
Netherlands
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  •   [nl] Zaagje
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Member State
Slovenia
Commercial Designations
  •   [sl] donaksi
Names accepted or permitted locally or regionally
Member State
Spain
Commercial Designations
  •   [es] COQUINA
Names accepted or permitted locally or regionally
  •   Valencia: TELLINA
  •   Galicia: CADELUCHA
  •   Catalonia: TELLERINA
  •   Balearic Islands: XARLETA
  •   Balearic Islands: TELLERINA

Production Methods and Fishing Gears

Main Production Methods
Wild-caught Wild-caught
Main Fishing Gears

Seafood Quality

Nutrition values
Nutrition values per serving (100g)
Energy
86.0
kcal
Total fat
0.96
g
Saturates
0.187
g
Carbohydrate
3.57
g
Sugars
0.0
g
Protein
14.67
g
Salt
601.0
mg

Conservation Measures

Minimum conservation reference size
As defined in art. 8 of Regulation (EU) 2015/812 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015, which admends article 47 of Regulation (EU) No 1379/2013, where minimum conservation reference sizes are established, they shall constitute minimum marketing sizes.

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≥ 25.0 mm   Total length (TL)

Fishing Areas

  • [27.1] Barents Sea (Subarea I)
  • [27.2] Norwegian Sea, Spitzbergen, and Bear Island (Subarea II)  
  • [27.4] North Sea (Subarea IV) 
  • [27.5] Iceland and Faeroes Grounds (Subarea V)
  • [27.6] Rockall, Northwest Coast of Scotland and North Ireland, (the Northwest Coast of Scotland and North Ireland also known as the West of Scotland) (Subarea VI)
  • [27.7] Irish Sea, West of Ireland, Porcupine Bank, Eastern and Western English Channel, Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea North and South, and Southwest of Ireland - East and West (Subarea VII)
  • [27.8] Bay of Biscay (Subarea VIII)
  • [27.9] Portuguese Waters (Subarea IX)
  • [27.10] Azores Grounds (Subarea X)
  • [27.12] North of Azores (Subarea XII)
  • [27.14] East Greenland (Subarea XIV)
  • [34.1] Northern Coastal
  • [34.2] Northern Oceanic

Marketing Standards

As defined in art. 8 of Regulation (EU) 2015/812 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015, which admends article 47 of Regulation (EU) No 1379/2013, where minimum conservation reference sizes are established, they shall constitute minimum marketing sizes.

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Species Description

Scientific name: Donax trunculus

Author: Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species

Taxonomic Classification
Class
Bivalvia
Order
Veneroida
Family
Donacidae
Genus
Donax
Species
Donax trunculus
Synonyms
  • Donax turunculus Linnaues, 1758

Combined Nomenclature

An annually revised goods classification scheme used in EU for the purposes of customs duty and foreign trade statistics. The scheme is based on the Harmonized System nomenclature, further extended with Community subdivisions. Each subdivision is identified by an eight-digit numerical code.


  • 03 — CHAPTER 3 - FISH AND CRUSTACEANS, MOLLUSCS AND OTHER AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES
    • 0307 — Molluscs, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; smoked molluscs, whether in shell or not, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; flours, meals and pellets of molluscs, fit for human consumption
      • Clams, cockles and ark shells (families Arcidae, Arcticidae, Cardiidae, Donacidae, Hiatellidae, Mactridae, Mesodesmatidae, Myidae, Semelidae, Solecurtidae, Solenidae, Tridacnidae and Veneridae)
        • 0307 71 00 — Live, fresh or chilled

  • 03 — CHAPTER 3 - FISH AND CRUSTACEANS, MOLLUSCS AND OTHER AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES
    • 0307 — Molluscs, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; smoked molluscs, whether in shell or not, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; flours, meals and pellets of molluscs, fit for human consumption
      • Clams, cockles and ark shells (families Arcidae, Arcticidae, Cardiidae, Donacidae, Hiatellidae, Mactridae, Mesodesmatidae, Myidae, Semelidae, Solecurtidae, Solenidae, Tridacnidae and Veneridae)
        • 0307 79 — Other
          • 0307 79 10 — Smoked, whether in shell or not, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process, not otherwise prepared

  • 03 — CHAPTER 3 - FISH AND CRUSTACEANS, MOLLUSCS AND OTHER AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES
    • 0307 — Molluscs, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; smoked molluscs, whether in shell or not, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; flours, meals and pellets of molluscs, fit for human consumption
      • Clams, cockles and ark shells (families Arcidae, Arcticidae, Cardiidae, Donacidae, Hiatellidae, Mactridae, Mesodesmatidae, Myidae, Semelidae, Solecurtidae, Solenidae, Tridacnidae and Veneridae)
        • 0307 79 — Other
          • 0307 79 90 — Other

  • 16 — CHAPTER 16 - PREPARATIONS OF MEAT, OF FISH OR OF CRUSTACEANS, MOLLUSCS OR OTHER AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES
    • 1605 — Crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates, prepared or preserved
      • Molluscs
        • 1605 56 00 — Clams, cockles and arkshells