Panopea abrupta   (Conrad, 1849)

Pacific geoduck clam

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

Bivalvia | Myoida | Hiatellidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 110 m (Ref. 78828).  Temperate, preferred 8°C (Ref. 107945); 58°N - 23°N, 129°E - 106°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean: from Gangwon, South Korea to East Bering Sea, Alaska south to Baja California, Mexico.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmCommon length : 21.2 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 78831)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Buries in a variety of substrates, mud, sand and gravel, along the intertidal zone (Ref. 95344). Simple annual reproductive cycle: gametogenesis begins in September, spawning begins from March to July (Ref. 78828). Sexually mature at 3 years of age, males generally mature earlier and smaller compared to females (Ref. 78828).

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

Simple annual reproductive cycle: gametogenesis begins in September, spawning begins from March to July.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(Aquaculture: production; fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: ; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high