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Pitar rostratus   (Philippi, 1844)

Rostrate pitar

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2050
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Venerida | Veneridae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 10 - 100 m (Ref. 83435).  Subtropical, preferred 22°C (Ref. 107945); 12°S - 56°S, 76°W - 37°W (Ref. 112047)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: From Bahia, Brazil and Mar de Plata, Argentina to Chile (Magellan region). Subtropical to temperate.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.6 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rosenberg, G. 2005. (Ref. 3446)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 130435)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Fisheries: ; publication : search) | Fishipedia | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766): Unknown.
Nutrients: Calcium = 149 [71, 228] mg/100g; Iron = 8.53 [1.95, 15.11] mg/100g; Protein = 9.88 [8.64, 11.12] %; Omega3 = 0.313 [0.202, 0.423] g/100g; Selenium = 61 [50, 72] μg/100g; VitaminA = 0 μg/100g; Zinc = 2.04 [0.56, 3.51] mg/100g (wet weight).