Venus casina Linnaeus, 1758

Smooth venus

Venus casina

Ile de Groix, France, 15 meters, 2009, JMC

Image satellite: © Esri, DigitalGlobe, GeoEye, Earthstar Geographics, CNES/Airbus DS, USDA, USGS, AeroGRID, IGN, and the GIS User Community.

Données de distribution : Venus casina Linnaeus, 1758 in GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2022-01-28.


Source : World Register of Marine Species

Biota (Superdomain)
Animalia (Kingdom)
Mollusca (Phylum)
Bivalvia (Class)
Autobranchia (Subclass)
Heteroconchia (Infraclass)
Euheterodonta (Subterclass)
Imparidentia (Superorder)
Venerida (Order)
Veneroidea (Superfamily)
Veneridae (Family)
Venerinae (Subfamily)
Venus (Genus)
Venus casina (Species)


Text : © 2009 - 2022.

Photos : © Jean-Michel Crouzet. Published with his kind permission.
Websites and reference works : Consult bibliography

How to cite this page

In writing, April 2009, Description of Venus casina, [On line], consulted on 2022 January 28.


Photographie de Mer et littoral

Mer et littoral

Association for the protection and discovery of the marine environment

Back to top

© Mer et littoral 2004-2022 - All rights reserved

The texts and images on this website are not free of rights and cannot be copied and/or used without the agreement of their respective authors.