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Patinopecten caurinus   (Gould, 1850)

giant Pacific sea scallop
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Classification
Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Pectinidae
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Main reference
Ignell, S. and E. Haynes. 2000. (Ref. 386)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 28.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344); max. reported age: 15 years (Ref. 8702)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 2 - 300 m (Ref. 114301), usually 60 - 120 m (Ref. 114306)

Climate / Range
Temperate, preferred 7°C (Ref. 107945); 64°N - 36°N, 179°W - 120°W

Distribution
Eastern Pacific: From Pribilof Islands, Alaska to Point Sur, California, USA. Temperate to boreal.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in small depressions on sandy-gravely substrates (Ref. 95344). 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 (Ref. 833).

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

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Low