Genomics 2021 Jul 18;113(4):2847-2859. Epub 2021 Jun 18.
CAS Key Laboratory of Marine Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, China; Laboratory for Marine Ecology and Environmental Science, Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology, Qingdao 266237, China; Center for Ocean Mega-Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, China; CAS Engineering Laboratory for Marine Ranching, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Qingdao 266071, China; Shandong Province Key Laboratory of Experimental Marine Biology, Qingdao 266071, China. Electronic address:
Intertidal bivalves are constantly exposed to air due to daily and seasonal tidal cycles. The hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria is an economically important bivalve species and often subjected to air exposure for more than 10 days during long-distance transportation. Hard clam exhibits remarkable tolerance to air exposure. Read More