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Mimachlamys crassicostata   (Sowerby II, 1842)

Noble scallop
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Pectinida | Pectinidae

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

Benthic; depth range 0 - 110 m (Ref. 101348).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 5.8, range 5 - ? cm Max length : 9.5 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 127143)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on coastal waters (Ref. 106874). Discretely motile suspension feeder (Ref. 125928). Peak spawning occurs March to April and July to August (Ref. 127147).

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

Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

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

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 19.5 - 25.6, mean 24.3 (based on 104 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766): Unknown.