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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacopecten magellanicus (Gmelin, 1791) 
AphiaID: 156972

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriomorphia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalliolinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacopecten (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacopecten Verrill, 1897
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstrea magellanica Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPecten magellanicus (Gmelin, 1791)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPecten tenuicostatus Mighels & Adams, 1842 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record 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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse grote mantelschelp  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsea scallopUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordeep sea scallopUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic sea scallopUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic deep sea scallop  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDigby [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJoes Point [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorL'Etang [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorL'Etete [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLepreau [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorThe Wolves [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGazi Bay [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (67 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (34 nucleotides; 67 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions reaches 12.5 to 20 cm in size [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution 51.7°N to 35.3°N; 75°W to 56°W, Labrador to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance edible [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156972
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-20 11:54:45Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2009-04-25 22:16:46Z  changed  Dijkstra, Henk
  
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  Citation: Dijkstra, H. (2014). Placopecten magellanicus (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156972 on 2014-09-20
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