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Panopea abrupta   (Conrad, 1849)

Pacific geoduck clam
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Myoida | Hiatellidae

Main reference References | Biblio | 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)

Size / Weight / Age

Common length : 21.2 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 78831)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 110 m (Ref. 78828)

Climate / Range

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.

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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

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

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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high