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Nodipecten nodosus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

lion's paw scallop

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Nodipecten nodosus   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

Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 15.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 185 m (Ref. 83435)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. Tropical to subtropical.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 104365. At the limit between rocks and sandy or gravel bottoms, often attached to rocks. Also inside small rocky caves and crevices or on sandy or calcareous patches adjacent to rocks (Ref. 93548). Species is a simultaneous functional hermaphrodite, with an asychronous pattern of reproduction (Ref. 93548).

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

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium