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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 Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Pectinidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

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; 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.

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
FAO(Aquaculture: production, fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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