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Pecten novaezelandiae   unspecified

scallop
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Pectinidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 14.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. )

Environment

Benthic; depth range 5 - 170 m (Ref. 114137)

Climate / Range

Subtropical, preferred 17°C (Ref. 107945); 35°S - 47°S, 46°W - 176°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southwest Pacific: Endemic to New Zealand, from Kawau Island down to Stewart Island and east to Chatham Island.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth range from Ref. 114139. Found in soft sediments. Juveniles are preyed upon by sea stars, gastropods, octopus, snapper, and large rays (Ref. 1244). 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 vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High