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Nuttallia obscurata   (Reeve, 1857)

purple mahogany-clam
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Psammobiidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Lamb, A., D. Gibbs and C. Gibbs. 2011. (Ref. 93817)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 5.5 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)

Environment

Benthic; brackish

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Pacific: Gulf of Alaska, Canada, Baja California Sur.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Buries in sand-gravel to depths of 20 cm along high- to mid-intertidal zone, mostly in areas with freshwater seepage (Ref. 95344). 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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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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