IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Summary

"Villorita cyprinoides, commonly called Black Clam, is an endemic Indian brackish water species that cannot tolerate high salinity. Harvested extensively from the wild, thousands of people in Kerala depend on this species for their livelihood and basic protein supply."

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