The vongole si the Italian family of the carpet shell. Known from the delicious 'Spaghetti Vongole'. This oval and flattened shellfish is about 5 cm. The colour of the shell varies from white to black and from grey to yellow. It is often slightly whiter than the carpet shell.The flavor is salty and sweet with a juicy bite.
Season: January - December
Latin name: Tapes decussatus