Saxidomus gigantea (Deshayes, 1839)
Washington butterclam
Saxidomus gigantea
photo by Coltro, Marcus

Family:  Veneridae (venus clams)
Max. size:  13 cm SHL (male/unsexed); max. reported age: 26 years
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 50 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: from southeast Bering Sea and Prince William Sound, Alaska south to Monterey, California, USA.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:   

Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 11.12.05
Modified by: Parducho, Vina Angelica - 07.02.23

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