Scientific description: Callista Chione It lives in sandy bottoms of the Adriatic Sea. Cockles are fished using a system called: with rake or blower tube. The fishing takes place at 4 or 5 miles from the coast, at a depth ranging from 10 to 30 metres. The sand is sifted in order to find the molluscs, which are then trapped by a grid, while the sediment is thrown away. Each 100 grams of product contain 8.57 grams of protein, carbohydrates are equal to 0 g, furthermore per 100 grams there are 0.47 g of fat and 72 calories.