Spisula aequilatera (Deshayes, 1854)
Equal-sized surf clam
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Family:  Mactridae (trough shells)
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 2 - 9 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: New Zealand.
Biology:  Shallow water species (Ref. 121758). Lives in exposed sandy beaches (Ref. 121761) and sandy subtidal surf zone just offshore (Ref. 121759). Found in inshore and offshore waters (Ref. 121762).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: SeaLifeBase Team, - 23.08.07
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 17.03.20

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