WoRMS taxon details

Mactromeris polynyma (Stimpson, 1860)

156863  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156863)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), Saguenay Fjord, northern Gaspe waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs,...  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), Saguenay Fjord, northern Gaspe waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), lower St. Lawrence estuary, Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway), upper North Shore (between Sept- Iles and Pointe des Monts), middle North Shore (from Sept- Iles to Cape Whittle, including the Mingan Islands), lower north Shore; southwestern slope of NL. [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Mactromeris polynyma (Stimpson, 1860). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156863 on 2019-09-21
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2005-05-20 07:57:29Z
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2010-03-31 06:40:42Z
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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 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 Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), Saguenay Fjord, northern Gaspe waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), lower St. Lawrence estuary, Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway), upper North Shore (between Sept- Iles and Pointe des Monts), middle North Shore (from Sept- Iles to Cape Whittle, including the Mingan Islands), lower north Shore; southwestern slope of NL. [details]

Habitat bathyal, 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 
English Arctic surfclam  [details]
Japanese ナガウバガイ  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Spisula (Hemimactra) alaskana Holotype USNM 133946)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Spisula vladivostokensis Holotype USNM 369067)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]