WoRMS taxon details

Pecten maximus (Linnaeus, 1758)

140712  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140712)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofOstrea maxima Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Depth range below littoral  
Depth range below littoral [details]

Distribution Living specimens of Pecten maximus are often supplied by the fisherman. The exact origin is not known (Vanwalleghem, in...  
Distribution Living specimens of Pecten maximus are often supplied by the fisherman. The exact origin is not known (Vanwalleghem, in litt.). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Pecten maximus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140712 on 2018-05-21
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original description  (ofOstrea maxima Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofPecten vulgaris 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 http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=ucm.5329027802
page(s): 140-143; pl. 9 fig. 3 [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. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea maxima Linnaeus, 1758) 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]   

basis of record  (ofPlicatula similis G. B. Sowerby II, 1842) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Depth range below littoral [details]

Distribution Living specimens of Pecten maximus are often supplied by the fisherman. The exact origin is not known (Vanwalleghem, in litt.). [details]

Length >150 mm [details]
 

LanguageName 
Catalan petxina de pelegrí de l'Atlàntic  [details]
Danish stor kammuslingkammusling  [details]
Dutch St. Jacobschelpsint-jacobsschelpgrote mantelschelpgrote mantel  [details]
English St. James' shellscalloppelgrim scallopking scallopgreat scallopgreat Atlantic scallop  [details]
French grande vannegrande coquille st. Jacquescoquille St-Jacques atlantiquecocquille Saint-Jacques  [details]
Galician vieira  [details]
German Kammuschelgroβe Pilgermuschelgrosse KammmuschelAtlantische Pilgermuschel  [details]
Icelandic risdiskur  [details]
Italian ventagliopettine maggiorecappasanta atlantica  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kamskjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kamskjel  [details]
Portuguese vieira  [details]
Russian grebeshok  [details]
Spanish concha de Santiagoconcha de peregrino  [details]
Swedish stor kammusslakalmmussla  [details]
Welsh cragen gylchog  [details]