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Septifer bifurcatus   (Conrad, 1837)

bifurcate mussel

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Septifer bifurcatus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Mytiloida | Mytilidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Anonymous. 2001. (Ref. 310)

Size / Weight / Age

Common length : 4.5 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 310)

Environment

Benthic

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific.

Short description

Fan shaped, with a thin shell and contains fine radiating ribs. The hind end is broadly rounded and has a black exterior with a purple interior (Ref. 310).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has a shell length of 4.5 cm (Ref. 310). Found lower in the intertidal zone in Northern California then Southern California and is often nestled in nooks and crevices (Ref. 310). 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


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