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Siliqua patula   (Dixon, 1789)

Pacific razor
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Classification
Bivalvia | Veneroida | Pharidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Lassuy, D.R. 1989. (Ref. 78181)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 18.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 55 m (Ref. 95344)

Climate / Range
Temperate, preferred 5°C (Ref. 107945); 61°N - 35°N, 169°W - 120°W

Distribution
Eastern Pacific: Alaska, Canada and USA. From Aleutian Islands to Pismo Beach, California.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Typically found along the intertidal zone on surf-exposed beaches with siphon shows exposed on the substrate (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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