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Panopea abrupta   (Conrad, 1849)

Pacific geoduck clam

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

Bivalvia | Myoida | Hiatellidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 110 m (Ref. 78828).  Temperate, preferred 8°C (Ref. 107945); 58°N - 23°N, 129°E - 106°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Pacific Ocean: from Gangwon, South Korea to East Bering Sea, Alaska south to Baja California, Mexico.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmCommon length : 21.2 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 78831)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Buries in a variety of substrates, mud, sand and gravel, along the intertidal zone (Ref. 95344). Simple annual reproductive cycle: gametogenesis begins in September, spawning begins from March to July (Ref. 78828). Sexually mature at 3 years of age, males generally mature earlier and smaller compared to females (Ref. 78828).

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

Simple annual reproductive cycle: gametogenesis begins in September, spawning begins from March to July.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(Aquaculture: production; fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: ; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high