Chlamys islandica   (M├╝ller, 1776)

Iceland scallop

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Pectinidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 4 - 250 m (Ref. 3710), usually 40 - 100 m (Ref. 106788).  Polar; ? - 15°C (Ref. 3706), preferred 10°C (Ref. 107945); 82°N - 41°N, 128°E - 100°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

North Atlantic and North Pacific Oceans and the Arctic: UK and Canadian Arctic Archipelago, Alaska to USA and Japan. Subtropical to polar.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 11.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 78075); max. reported age: 23 years (Ref. 8702)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Members of the class Bivalvia are mostly gonochoric, some are protandric hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the class Bivalvia are mostly gonochoric, some are protandric hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Wiborg, K.F. 1963. (Ref. 3710)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: production) | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: ; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 3.1 - 14.8, mean 10 (based on 1007 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (47 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Low