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Gloripallium pallium   (Linnaeus, 1758)

royal cloak scallop

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Pectinidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 11.0 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 8.5 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 348), usually 0 - 5 m (Ref. 348)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: from East Africa, to eastern Polynesia; north to Japan and south to Queensland and New Caledonia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 101147. Attached by its byssus to coral slabs, rubble under the slab (Ref. 101147), under coral heads and rocks (Ref. 348). Frequently encrusted by sponges, bryozoans, algae, and other marine growths. Able to swim actively for some distance when detached. Common in the intertidal and shallow subtidal zones (Ref. 348). Also occurs on rubble, soft sediments, and scattered reefs (Ref. 87907). At night, adults seem to move to open water to feed and return to rubble pile in the day (Ref. 101147). 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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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)
Medium