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Fissidentalium carduus   (Dall, 1889)

yellow tuskshell

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Fissidentalium carduus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Scaphopoda | Dentaliida | Dentaliidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Steiner, G. and A.R. Kabat. 2004. (Ref. 1821)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 8.9 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3441)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 60 - 600 m (Ref. 1821)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic: USA, Canada, Caribbean.

Short description

Shell is long, slightly curved, regularly tapering, yellowish grey. Six primary ribs, secondary ribs present, attaining rapidly similar size of primary ones, transverse riblets present producing a rasp-like surface. Apex with a deep, narrow slit at the convex side. Oral section polygonal, circular or slightly dorsoventrally compressed (Ref. 3441).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Empty shells collected from depths of 40 to 1980 m (Ref. 3441). Minimum depth from Ref. 111279. Members of the class Scaphopoda are gonochoric. Fertilization occurs in the mantle cavity. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into free-swimming lecithotrophic trochophore larvae, succeeded by shelled veligers (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown