Argopecten purpuratus   (Lamarck, 1819)

Peruvian calico scallop
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Concha de abanico, ... more

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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 12.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 356)

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

Benthic; depth range 0 - 500 m (Ref. 356)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred 20°C (Ref. 107945); 5°S - 42°S, 81°W - 70°W (Ref. 106891)

Distribution

Southeast Pacific: From Paita, Peru to Chiloé, Chile. Tropical to subtropical.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in shallow bays (Ref. 106891). Inhabits sedimentary grounds in sheltered areas at depths from 5 to 40 m (Ref. 106862).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Not Evaluated 

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial; aquaculture: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)