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Glycymeris nummaria   (Linnaeus, 1758)

violet bittersweet

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Glycymeris nummaria  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Arcoida | Glycymerididae

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

Benthic; depth range 2 - 40 m (Ref. 102075).  Subtropical; 46°N - 30°N, 10°W - 37°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 102075); max. reported age: 20 years (Ref. 102073)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in infralittoral areas and muddy sand (Ref. 104489).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Templado, J. and R. Villanueva. 2010. (Ref. 85339)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses

Fisheries: of potential interest; bait: occasionally
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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

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

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 16.5 - 21.6, mean 19.2 (based on 94 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)