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Definition of the noun Ctenoides Ales
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Ctenoides ales is a species of Ctenoides, described by Finlay in 1927.
- synonyms: species Ctenoides ales / Lima alata / species Lima alata / Lima ales / species Lima ales
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Mollusca
- class: Bivalvia
- order: Limoida
- family: Limidae
- genus: Ctenoides
Ctenoides ales is a species of saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusk in the family Limidae, the file clams. It is commonly known by the names electric flame scallop, disco scallop, electric clam and disco clam. The clam has been given these nicknames because its soft tissues flash light like a disco ball. It is the only bivalve known to have light displays.
- also known as 圆栉锉蛤
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Disco Clam (Ctenoides ales)
Nudi Retreat, Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, INDONESIA
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