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Panopea abrupta   (Conrad, 1849)

Pacific geoduck clam
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Classification
Bivalvia | Myoida | Hiatellidae
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Main reference
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)
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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
Pacific Ocean: from Gangwon, South Korea to East Bering Sea, Alaska south to Baja California, Mexico.
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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
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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high