BeRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 141919

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorImparidentia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenerida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneridae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria Schumacher, 1817
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus mercenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse venusschelp  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern quahogUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlittle necksUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhard shellUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhard clamUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcherry stones  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorquahogUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpalourde américaineUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorclam  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorquahog  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorclame-redondaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoramêijoa-mercenária  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
English Channel
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom part of the English Channel (origin: alien[details]
France
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Coast of France (origin: alien[details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThau Lagoon (origin: alien[details]
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom part of the Irish Sea and St. George's Channel (origin: alien[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the North Atlantic Ocean [details]
Spain
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Coast of Spain (origin: alien[details]
From regional or thematic species database
Belgium
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelgian part of the North Sea (origin: alien[details]
Celtic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCeltic Sea (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom part of the Celtic Sea (origin: alien[details]
English Channel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorManche (origin: alien[details]
Ireland
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIreland (origin: alien[details]
Italy
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorItaly (origin: alien[details]
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDutch part of the North Sea (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Sea (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom part of the North Sea (origin: alien[details]
United Kingdom
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
Adriatic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Adriatic [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBirch Cove [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSam Orr Pond [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Ireland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (origin: alien[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone (origin: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea (origin: alien[details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Coast of England [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Coast of England [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Europe (origin: alien[details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMinchinia mercenariae Ford, Stokes, Burreson, Scarpa, Carnegie, Kraeuter & Bushek, 2009 (parasite)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyocheres major (Williams, 1907) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilicola porrecta Humes, 1954 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstrincola gracilis Wilson C.B., 1944 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (152 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (150 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Cultured Aquatic species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (391 nucleotides; 152 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Information system on Aquatic Non-Indigenous and Cryptogenic Species (AquaNIS) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Bivalves of the British Isles webpage at National Museum of Wales 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
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
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Mercenaria mercenaria
Mercenaria mercenaria

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141919
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2004). Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758). In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010 onwards). The Belgian Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/berms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141919 on 2016-05-05
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