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Tapes rhomboides   (Pennant, 1777)

banded carpet shell
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Veneridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Hull, S. 1995. (Ref. 2844)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 101423)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 3 - 100 m (Ref. 101305)

Climate / Range

Temperate, preferred 12°C (Ref. 107945); 64°N - 31°N, 11°W - 20°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea: From the British coasts and from Norway to the Mediterranean and north-west Africa (Morocco).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in maerl beds in Brittany (Ref. 112062). 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

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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