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Spisula solidissima (Dillwyn, 1817)

156996  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156996)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to South Carolina  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to South Carolina [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Spisula solidissima (Dillwyn, 1817). Accessed at: http://molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156996 on 2018-12-19
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2005-05-20 11:54:45Z
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2010-04-01 09:34:05Z
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basis of record Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p. [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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 10 to 12.5 cm in size [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to South Carolina [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]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch reuzenstrandschelp  [details]
English Atlantic surfclamAtlantic surf clam  [details]
French mactre solidemactre de l'Atlantiquemactre d'Amérique  [details]