Hiatella arctica   (Linnaeus, 1767)

Arctic hiatella

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

Bivalvia | Adapedonta | Hiatellidae

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

Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 800 m (Ref. 95344), usually 0 - 40 m (Ref. 75831).  Temperate; 85°N - 79°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Circumglobal. Temperate to polar.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Benthic. It is found in forests of Macrocystis pyrifera (Ref. 92889). Found on sand/sandy sediments and rubble (Refs. 93550, 93290) in reefs (Ref. 3209). Inhabits the intertidal zone, attached by byssus on algal holdfasts, mussel mats, in empty burrows of rock boring bivalves (Ref. 95344, 93290). Inhabits hard bottoms (Ref. 2780), found nestling in rocks and other solid objects (Ref. 53). Free-living (Refs. 3123, 93290). Specimens were taken from logs washed up on the beaches (Ref. 88739). Suspension feeder (Ref. 66387). Also in Ref. 3118.

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

Raines, B. and M. Huber. 2012. (Ref. 93550)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 0.9 - 16.8, mean 6.1 (based on 2303 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown