WoRMS taxon details

Placopecten magellanicus (Gmelin, 1791)

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

accepted
Species
Ostrea magellanica Gmelin, 1791 · unaccepted (original combination)
Pecten fuscus A. Gould, 1848 · unaccepted (invalid: junior primary homonym...)  
invalid: junior primary homonym of Pecten fuscus G. B. Sowerby, 1828: Pecten brunneus Stimpson, 1851 is a replacement name.
Pecten magellanicus (Gmelin, 1791) · unaccepted (unaccepted combination)
marine
(of Ostrea magellanica Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin, J. F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. <em>Systema Naturae. Linneaeus (ed.). Ed. 13.</em> 1: pars. 6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5 [details]   
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 eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Placopecten magellanicus (Gmelin, 1791). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156972 on 2024-04-16
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2005-05-20 11:54:45Z
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original description  (of Pecten tenuicostatus Mighels & C. B. 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]   

original description  (of Ostrea magellanica Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin, J. F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. <em>Systema Naturae. Linneaeus (ed.). Ed. 13.</em> 1: pars. 6., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5 [details]   

original description  (of Pecten fuscus A. Gould, 1848) Gould, A. A. (1848). Descriptions of shells found in Connecticut, collected and named by the late Rev. J. H. Linsley. <em>The American Journal of Science and Arts.</em> (2) 6: 233-236., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27764378
page(s): 235, fig. 6. [details]   

original description  (of Pecten brunneus W. Stimpson, 1851) Stimpson, W. (1851). <i>Shells of New England; a revision of the synonymy of the testaceous mollusks of New England, with notes on their structure and their geographical and bathymetrical distribution, with figures of new species</i>. Phillips, Sampson and Company, Boston. 56 + [2] pp., 2 pls. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13065308 [details]   

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

basis of record Abbott, R. T. (1974). <i>American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America</i>. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gosner, K.L. (1979). A Field Guide to the Atlantic Seashore. Invertebrates and Seaweeds of the Atlantic Coast from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras. <em>Wiley-Interscience, Boston.</em> 329pp., figs. 1-72, pls. 1-64. [pdf copepods only]. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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 Worms, J.M. ; Davidson, L.A. (1986). Some Cases of Hermaphroditism in the Sea Scallop Placopecten magellanicus (Gmelin) from the Southern Gulf of St.Lawrence, Canada. <em>VENUS (The Japanese Journals of Malacology).</em> 45(2): 116-126. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Posgay, J. A. (1957). The range of the sea scallop. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 71(2): 55-57., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8519012 [details]   

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. <i>American Fisheries Society Special Publication</i>, 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. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc., London.</em> 693 pp. [pdf copepod and branchiuran :445-455]. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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 scallopAtlantic deep sea scallopAmerican sea scallop  [details]
French pecten d'Amérique  [details]
German Übersee-JakobsmuschelAtlantischer TiefseescallopAtlantische Tiefsee-KammmuschelAtlantik Tiefsee-Kammmuschel  [details]