1. Japanese scallop (Patinopecten yessoensis); Yesso scallopUsually written using kana alone
Wikipedia definition
2. Patinopecten yessoensisPatinopecten yessoensis (Yesso scallop, Giant Ezo scallop, Ezo giant scallop) is a species of scallop. Its name Yesso/Ezo refers to its being found north of Japan. They are marine bivalve mollusks in the family Pectinidae, the scallops. This species is found around the far eastern Asian coast, from China, Korea, Japan and Sakhalin, and possibly as far north as the Kamchatka Peninsula and the Aleutian Islands.
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Other forms
ほたて貝 【ほたてがい】海扇 【ほたてがい】ホタテガイ


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