COCKLES ( Cerastoderma edule )

Technical DescriptionThis mollusc feeds off living organisms that it constantly filters from the water. It is heart-shaped when closed. The surface has 22 to 28 clearly visible ribs.
Fishing groundIt lives in sandbanks and bays
Fishing techniquesIt is extracted by people on foot or using traditional dredger boats
PortsO Vicedo, Espasante, Cedeira.
Traditional dishesAl vapor