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Mizuhopecten yessoensis   (Jay, 1857)

large weathervane scallop

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

Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Pectinidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 356), usually 2 - 80 m (Ref. 75831).  Temperate, preferred 17°C (Ref. 107945); 56°N - 35°N, 127°E - 151°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northwest Pacific: from the Sea of Japan (North and South Korea and Russia) to Pacific coast of Japan (35°N) to the Sea of Okhotsk, southern Sakhalin and southern Kuril Islands. Introduced in Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 25.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. )

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs on sandy, silty and muddy bottoms. Suspension feeder (Ref. 106923). Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833). Spring (Ref. 106788).

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

Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

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

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Aquaculture: species profile; 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

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (15 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown