WoRMS taxon details

Placopecten magellanicus (Gmelin, 1791)

156972  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156972)

accepted
Species
marine
Distribution 51.7°N to 35.3°N; 75°W to 56°W, Labrador to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina  
Distribution 51.7°N to 35.3°N; 75°W to 56°W, Labrador to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Placopecten magellanicus (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156972 on 2018-02-19
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2005-05-20 11:54:45Z
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2009-04-25 22:16:46Z
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original description  (ofPecten tenuicostatus Mighels & Adams, 1842) Mighels J.W. & Adams C.B. (1842). Descriptions of twenty-four new species of New England shells. Boston Journal of Natural History, 4: 37-54, pl. 4, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5362938
page(s): 41-42, pl. 4 fig. 7 [details]   

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]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1978). A field guide to the Atlantic seashore. Boston : Houghton Mifflin. 329p. [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 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]   

additional source Turgeon, D.; Quinn, J.F.; Bogan, A.E.; Coan, E.V.; Hochberg, F.G.; Lyons, W.G.; Mikkelsen, P.M.; Neves, R.J.; Roper, C.F.E.; Rosenberg, G.; Roth, B.; Scheltema, A.; Thompson, F.G.; Vecchione, M.; Williams, J.D. (1998). Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks. 2nd ed. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea magellanica Gmelin, 1791) 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]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 12.5 to 20 cm in size [details]

Distribution 51.7°N to 35.3°N; 75°W to 56°W, Labrador to Cape Hatteras, North Carolina [details]

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

Importance edible [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 Amerikaanse grote mantelschelpAmerikaanse grote mantel  [details]
English sea scallopdeep sea scallopAtlantic sea scallopAtlantic deep sea scallopAmerican sea scallop  [details]
French pecten d'Amérique  [details]
German Atlantischer Tiefseescallop  [details]