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Venus verrucosa   Linnaeus, 1758

warty venus

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Venus verrucosa   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Veneridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 437)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 101486); common length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 437)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 113236)

Climate / Range

Subtropical; 59°N - 35°S, 18°W - 36°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and Western Indian Ocean: from Norway to South Africa and east to Mozambique.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

An active suspension feeder (Ref. 96376). 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
FAO(Aquaculture: production; | FIRMS (Stock assessments) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | National databases | PubMed | Scirus | Sea Around Us | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
High