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Mya truncata   Linnaeus, 1758

truncate softshell

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

Bivalvia | Myoida | Myidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Piepenburg, D., N.V. Chernova, C.F. von Dorrien, J. Gutt, A.V. Neyelov, E. Rachor, L. Saldanha and M.K. Schmid. 1996. (Ref. 2952)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 8.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 2 - 100 m (Ref. 83435)

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Arctic, Northern Atlantic and Eastern Pacific.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 95344. Suspension feeder; burrows at considerable depths in mixed sand, sandy mud, or gravel substrata from the lower shore to about 70 m (Ref. 3477). Main food and feeding type based on another species of the same Genus; to be replaced with a better reference (Ref. 95774). 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

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (75 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown