Macoma calcarea   (Gmelin, 1791)

chalky macoma

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Tellinidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 320 m (Ref. 95344).  Polar; 82°N - 41°N, 72°W - 0°W (Ref. 3446)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Circumboreal; Arctic, Northern Atlantic and the Northeast Pacific: Svalbard, Greenland and the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Main food and feeding type based on another species of the same genus; to be replaced with a better reference (Ref. 95728). Members of the class Bivalvia are mostly gonochoric, some are protandric hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the class Bivalvia are mostly gonochoric, some are protandric hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Piepenburg, D., N.V. Chernova, C.F. von Dorrien, J. Gutt, A.V. Neyelov, E. Rachor, L. Saldanha and M.K. Schmid. 1996. (Ref. 2952)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
High vulnerability (65 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown