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Solen marginatus   Pulteney, 1799

European razor clam
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Adapedonta | Solenidae

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

Benthic; depth range 5 - 35 m (Ref. 122905).  Subtropical; 56°N - 16°S, 18°W - 36°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 122906. Found in lagoons (Ref. 122905) and estuaries (Ref 122906). Lives buried in sand and/or muddy sand in low intertidal and subtidal zones (Ref. 122904). Found in fine well sorted sand (Ref. 2780). Associated with Zostera marina seagrass beds (Ref. 122906).

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

Gusso, C.C., M.F. Gravina and F.R. Maggiore. 2001. (Ref. 2780)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium