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Leukoma staminea   (Conrad, 1837)

Pacific littleneck

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

Main reference
Shaw, W.N. 1986. (Ref. 78182)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 7.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344); common length : 6.4 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 78182); max. reported age: 16 years (Ref. 104675)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 46 m (Ref. 95344)

Climate / Range
Boreal, preferred 8°C (Ref. 107945); 60°N - 22°N, 164°W - 109°W

Distribution
Eastern Pacific: Aleutian to Baja California.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 104447. Buries in gravel, sand and mud to more than 10 cm deep along the mid-intertidal zone (Ref. 95344). Preyed upon by naticid gastropods (Ref. 100855). Suspension-feeder (Ref. 78182). In general, suspension feeding bivalves mainly depend on phytoplankton and detritus material for nutrition (Ref. 107088). 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). Eggs are discharged through the siphon (Ref. 104667). Spawning: Two periods of high temperature and two spawning peaks may occur in summer due to strong water temperature fluctuations while only one temperature and spawning peak may be expected in a warmer than normal year (Ref. 78182).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium