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Nuculana pernula   (Müller, 1779)

northern nutclam

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Bivalvia | Nuculoida | Nuculanidae
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Main reference
Turgeon, D.D., J.F. Quinn Jr., A.E. Bogan, E.V. Coan, F.G. Hochberg, W.G. Lyons, P.M. Mikkelsen, R.J. Neves, C.F.E. Roper, G. Rosenberg, B. Roth, A. Scheltema, F.G. Thompson, M. Vecchione and J.D. Willams. 1998. (Ref. 1667)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.8 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 30 - 80 m (Ref. 83435)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 82°N - 42°N, 52°W - 0°W (Ref. 3446)

Distribution
Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A subsurface deposit feeder (Ref. 96501). 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate vulnerability (36 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown