- Western Heart Cockle
The shells of this species are light but solid, ovate, and inflated. Coloured creamy white, sometimes with pinkish tinge. Exterior sculpture of over 40 well-defined broad radial ribs. Shell up to 5 cm across.
This is the only representative of this genus group living in southern Australia. Many other species of this genus are found in tropical Australian waters, including several that do not occur anywhere else in the world.
In soft substrates.
Most states of Australia.
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed