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Tagelus californianus   (Conrad, 1837)

California tagelus
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Solecurtidae

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)

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Benthic; brackish

Climate / Range

Subtropical; 43°N - 22°N, 125°W - 109°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: USA and Mexico.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in the low intertidal zone (Ref. 106627). Found in muddy sand or mud in back bays, sloughs and estuaries (Ref. 106622). Also in flats and channels of protected bays. Occupies a permanent burrow which is 10 to 50 cm deep (Ref. 106630). Feeds on suspended material (Ref. 106620). 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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