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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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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Pectinidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

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

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. Tropical to subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 15.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

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).

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

Species is a simultaneous functional hermaphrodite, with an asychronous pattern of reproduction.

Main reference References | 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)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium