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Nucula turgida   Leckenby & Marshall, 1875


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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Nuculoida | Nuculidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Demir, M. 2003. (Ref. 2754)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic; brackish; depth range 125 - 200 m (Ref. 2754)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black Sea: Ireland, UK and Turkey.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in estuarine and inshore areas in muddy bottoms associated with rich organic sediment. A microvore that feeds on organic detritus (Ref. 96352). 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

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