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    SHELLFISH, MOLLUSC, etc.

    Granular ark

    Anadara granosa

    MALAY: Kerang

    HOKKIEN: Hahm

    CANTONESE: Hahm

    SIZE: 9cm (max); 6cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Blood cockle.

    Anadara granosa - Granular ark, Blood cockle

    Asiatic softshell clam

    Cryptomya elliptica

    MALAY: Siput lala

    HOKKIEN: Lala

    CANTONESE: Lala

    SIZE: cm (max); cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Asian pissing clam.

    Cryptomya elliptica - Asiatic softshell, Asian pissing clam, Lala

    Cuneate donax clam

    Donax cuneatus

    MALAY: Siput

    HOKKIEN: Siput

    CANTONESE: Siput

    SIZE: 4.0cm (max); 2.5cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Bean clam, Wedge clam.

    Donax cuneatus - Cuneate donax, Bean clam, Wedge clam

    Belcher's venus clam

    Tapes belcheri

    MALAY:

    HOKKIEN: Kapah

    CANTONESE: Kapah

    SIZE: 5cm (max); 4cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Pennant clam.

    Tapes belcheri - Belcher's venus

    Tumefacta venus clam

    Circe tumefacta

    MALAY:

    HOKKIEN: Kapah

    CANTONESE: Kapah

    SIZE: 5cm (max); 4cm (common)

    REMARKS: Closely related to Script venus clam (Circe scripta).

    Circe tumefacta -  Tumefact venus clam, Script Venus

    Asiatic hard clam

    Meretrix meretrix

    MALAY:

    HOKKIEN: Kapah

    CANTONESE: Kapah

    SIZE: 7cm (max); 6cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Meretrix meretrix - Asiatic hard clam

    Korean hard clam

    Meretrix lamarckii

    MALAY:

    HOKKIEN: Kapah

    CANTONESE: Kapah

    SIZE: 7cm (max); 6cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Meretrix lamarckii - Korean hard clam

    Textile venus clam

    Paphia textile

    MALAY: Retak seribu

    HOKKIEN: Geoh wah

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 8cm (max); 6cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Carpet clam. Very close resemblance to Paphia undulata.

    Paphia textile -Textile venus, Carpet clam

    Rock oyster

    Ostrea folium

    MALAY: Tiram batu

    HOKKIEN: Orr

    CANTONESE: Ho

    SIZE: cm (max); cm (common)

    REMARKS:

     

    Flat oyster

    Crassostrea sp.

    MALAY: Tiram

    HOKKIEN: Orr

    CANTONESE: Ho

    SIZE: cm (max); cm (common)

    REMARKS:

     

    Green mussel

    Perna viridis

    MALAY: Kupang, Siput sudu

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: cm (max); cm (common)

    REMARKS:

     

    Green glauconomya mussel

    Glauconome virens

    MALAY: Siput cangkul

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: 7.0cm (max); 5.0cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Seagreen mussel.

    Glauconome virens - Green glauconomya mussel, Seagreen mussel

    Pacific geoduck clam

    Panopea abrupta

    MALAY:

    HOKKIEN:

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: cm (max); 21.2cm (common)

    REMARKS: Properly pronounce as "Gooeyduck". Also called Gweduck, Goeduck, Elephant clam.

    Panopea abrupta - Pacific geoduck clam

    Obtuse horn shell

    Cerithidea obtusa

    MALAY: Siput sedut

    HOKKIEN: Balitong

    CANTONESE: Balitong

    SIZE: 6.0cm (max); 5.0cm (common)

    REMARKS: Also called Obtuse hornsnail.

    Cerithidea obtusa - Obtuse horn shell, Obtuse hornsnail

    Caltrop murex

    Murex tribulus

    MALAY:

    HOKKIEN: Chee leh

    CANTONESE:

    SIZE: cm (max); cm (common)

    REMARKS:

    Murex tribulus - Caltrop Murex