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Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767)

138802  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138802)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofVenus islandica Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5
page(s): 1 131 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras  
Distribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras [details]
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original description  (ofVenus islandica Linnaeus, 1767) Linnaeus C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5
page(s): 1 131 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofArctica vulgaris Schumacher, 1817) Schumacher C.F. (1817). <i>Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés</i>. Schultz, Copenghagen. iv + 288 pp., 22 pls. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329 [details]   

original description  (ofPectunculus crassus da Costa, 1778) da Costa E. M. (1778). Historia Naturalis Testaceorum Britanniae, or, The British Conchology. London: Millan, White, Elmsley & Robson. xii + 254 + viii pp. 17 pls., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47268#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 183-184; pl. 14 fig. 5 [details]   

original description  (ofVenus buccardium Born, 1778) Born I. von (1778) Index rerum naturalium Musei Cæsarei Vindobonensis. Pars I.ma. Testacea. Verzeichniß der natürlichen Seltenheiten des k. k. Naturalien Cabinets zu Wien. Erster Theil. Schalthiere. - pp. [1-40], 1-458, [1-82]. Vindobonæ. (Kraus)., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/43890
page(s): 49 [details]   

original description  (ofVenus ferröensis Röding, 1798) Röding P. F. (1798). Museum Boltenianum sive Catalogus cimeliorum e tribus regnis naturae quae olim collegerat Joa. Fried. Bolten M. D. p. d. Pars secunda continens Conchylia sive Testacea univalvia, bivalvia et multivalvia., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41571
page(s): 180 [details]   

original description  (ofVenus pitar Röding, 1798) Röding P. F. (1798). Museum Boltenianum sive Catalogus cimeliorum e tribus regnis naturae quae olim collegerat Joa. Fried. Bolten M. D. p. d. Pars secunda continens Conchylia sive Testacea univalvia, bivalvia et multivalvia., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/41571
page(s): 180 [details]   

original description  (ofCyprina islandica var. crassior Jeffreys, 1864) Jeffreys J.G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864]. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869]. London, van Voorst. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55187
page(s): 305 [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Witbaard R., Duineveld G.C.A. & de Wilde P.A.W.J. (1997). A long-term growth record derived from <i>Arctica islandica</i> (Mollusca, Bivalvia) from the Fladen Ground (Northern North Sea). <i>Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK 77</i>: 801-816 [details]   

additional source Witbaard R., Duineveld G.C.A. & de Wilde P.A.W.J. (1999). Geographical differences in growth rates of <i>Arctica islandica</i> (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from the North Sea and adjacent waters. <i>Journal of tha Marine Biological Association of the UK 79</i>: 907-915 [details]   

additional source Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Witbaard, R. & Klein, R. (1994). Long-term trends on the effects of the southern North Sea beamtrawl fishery on the bivalve mollusc <i>Arctica islandica</i> L. (Mollusca, Bivalvia). <em>ICES Journal of Marine Science.</em> 51(1): 99-105., available online at https://doi.org/10.1006/jmsc.1994.1009 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 7.5 to 12.5 cm in size [details]

Distribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras [details]

Habitat infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Reproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]

Synonymy Originally described as Venus islandica Linnaeus, 1767. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish molboøsters  [details]
Dutch noordkromp  [details]
English ocean quahogIcelandic cyprineIceland cyprina  [details]
French cyprine d'Islande  [details]
German Islandmuschel  [details]
Italian vongola oceanica  [details]
Norwegian kuskjell  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kuskjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kuskjel  [details]
Russian циприна исландская  [details]
Spanish almeja de Islandia  [details]
Turkish deniz tarağı  [details]