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Family: Hiatellidae (See list of species below)

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27 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Cyrtodaria kurriana
[Kurr propellerclam]
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Cyrtodaria siliqua
[northern propellerclam]
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Hiatella antarctica
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Hiatella arctica
[Arctic hiatella]


Hiatella australis
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Hiatella azaria
[dirt hiatella]
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Hiatella meridionalis
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Hiatella orientalis
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Hiatella pholadis
[hole-hugger hiatella]
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Hiatella rugosa
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Hiatella solida
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Panomya ampla
[ample roughmya]
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Panomya norvegica
[Arctic roughmya]
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Panopea abbreviata
[southern geoduck]
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Panopea abrupta
[Pacific geoduck clam]
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Panopea aldrovandi
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Panopea bitruncata
[Atlantic geoduck]
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Panopea cancellata
[Cancellate panope]
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Panopea generosa
[Pacific geoduck]
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Panopea globosa
[Mexican geoduck]
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Panopea glycimeris
[Aldrovandi's panope]
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Panopea japonica
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Panopea smithae
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Panopea zelandica
[New Zealand geoduck clam]
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Saxicavella jeffreysi
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Saxicavella pacifica
[elongate saxicave]
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Saxicavella sagrinata
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27 Species of Family Hiatellidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Cyrtodaria kurriana Kurr propellerclam Eastern Pacific, Arctic a
Cyrtodaria siliqua northern propellerclam Northern Atlantic 11 SHL
Hiatella antarctica Western Atlantic and East 4.6 DL
Hiatella arctica Arctic hiatella Circumglobal. Temperate 4.5 DL
Hiatella australis Eastern Indian Ocean
Hiatella azaria dirt hiatella North America. 2.5 DL
Hiatella meridionalis Western Atlantic. 0.4 DL
Hiatella orientalis Northwest Pacific.
Hiatella pholadis hole-hugger hiatella Northeast Pacific 5 SHL
Hiatella rugosa Mediterranean Sea
Hiatella solida Southern Ocean
Panomya ampla ample roughmya Eastern Pacific and Arcti 7 SHL
Panomya norvegica Arctic roughmya Northeast Pacific, Northe 11 SHL
Panopea abbreviata southern geoduck Endemic to Southwest Atla 11 SHL
Panopea abrupta Pacific geoduck clam Pacific Ocean
Panopea aldrovandi Eastern Central Atlantic
Panopea bitruncata Atlantic geoduck North America. 19 DL
Panopea cancellata Cancellate panope Eastern Central Atlantic
Panopea generosa Pacific geoduck Eastern Pacific 17.5 SHL
Panopea globosa Mexican geoduck Eastern Central Atlantic 19.8 SHL
Panopea glycimeris Aldrovandi's panope Mediterranean Sea.
Panopea japonica Northwest Pacific
Panopea smithae Southwest Pacific
Panopea zelandica New Zealand geoduck clam Southwest Pacific
Saxicavella jeffreysi Mediterranean Sea
Saxicavella pacifica elongate saxicave East Pacific.
Saxicavella sagrinata Western Atlantic. 0.55 DL



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