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Penitella conradi   Valenciennes, 1846

abalone piddock
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Classification
Bivalvia | Myoida | Pholadidae
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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
Max length : 3.3 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 95344)

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Northeast Pacific.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum size of 1 cm in shells and 3.3 cm in rock (Ref. 95344). Found along the intertidal zone boring in soft rock and shells, particularly abalone, California mussels, and the turban shell, Astraea, and jingle shell, Pododesmus (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




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