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Mizuhopecten yessoensis   (Jay, 1857)

large weathervane scallop

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Mizuhopecten yessoensis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Pectinidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 25.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. )

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 356), usually 2 - 80 m (Ref. 75831)

Climate / Range
Temperate, preferred 17°C (Ref. 107945)

Distribution
Northeast Atlantic, Northwest Pacific and the Mediterranean.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial; aquaculture: commercial
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Internet sources
BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Aquaculture: species profile; fisheries: ; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Sea Around Us | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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