Data about <i>Ensis directus</i>

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Distribution

Data about <i>Ensis directus</i>
Native range includes
Additional detail Atlantic, Northwest Global Invasive Species Listings  
Introduced range includes
Additional detail Atlantic, Northeast Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Belgium Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Denmark Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail France Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Netherlands Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Norway Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Sweden Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail United Kingdom Global Invasive Species Listings  
  • Geographic distribution
    A description of the geographic distribution, or range, of the taxon. Includes descriptions of global, regional, or political aspects of range and whether the taxon is native or introduced in portions of the range and endemicity.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/ontology/voc/SPMInfoItems#Distribution
Geographic distribution
Additional detail Atlantic Europe World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Bay of the Somme World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Belgian Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Boulogne-sur-Mer World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Celtic Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Cobscook Bay World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Danish Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail De Haan World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail De Panne World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Dunkerque World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Dutch Exclusive Economic Zone World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail European waters (ERMS scope) World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail German Bight World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Germany World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Maine World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of Mexico World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Gulf of St. Lawrence World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Manche World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Manicouagan World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North East Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North Sea World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail North West Atlantic World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Oostduinkerke World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Oostduinkerke World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Oostduinkerke World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Oostduinkerke World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail St. Lawrence Estuary World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail St. Lawrence Estuary World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Wimereux World Register of Marine Species  
Additional detail Zeebrugge World Register of Marine Species  
  • Latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
Latitude min
Additional detail 51.35 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 51.81 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 57.94 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
  • Longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
Longitude min
Additional detail -97.8 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 11.61 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 3.59 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 4.3 degrees OBIS Environmental Information  

Physical Description

Data about <i>Ensis directus</i>
Body length (CMO)
Additional detail 10.0 cm Femorale  
Mineralized tissue
Additional detail calcium carbonate Marine Invertebrate Traits  

Ecology

Data about <i>Ensis directus</i>
Habitat
Additional detail bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail beach
  • Beach
    A landform consisting of loose rock particles such as sand, gravel, shingle, pebbles, cobble, or even shell fragments along the shoreline of a body of water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000091
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail biome
  • Biome
    A major class of ecologically similar communities of plants, animals, and other organisms. Biomes are defined based on factors such as plant structures (such as trees, shrubs, and grasses), leaf types (such as broadleaf and needleleaf), plant spacing (forest, woodland, savanna), and other factors like climate. Unlike ecozones, biomes are not defined by genetic, taxonomic, or historical similarities. Biomes are often identified with particular patterns of ecological succession and climax vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000428
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail estuary
  • Estuary
    A semi-enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000045
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail intertidal zone
  • Intertidal zone
    The area of the foreshore and seabed that is exposed to the air at low tide and submerged at high tide, i.e., the area between tide marks.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000316
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mud
  • Mud
    A liquid or semi-liquid mixture of water and some combination of soil, silt, and clay.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000001
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail pelagic zone Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sand
  • Sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail sea
  • Sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail shoreline
  • Shoreline
    The line of contact between a body of water and the land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000486
Environments - EOL project  
Water depth max
Additional detail 260 m OBIS Environmental Information  
Water nitrate concentration min
Additional detail 0.29 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 13.64 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water temperature max
Additional detail 25.63 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 6.05 degrees Celsius OBIS Environmental Information  
Water silicate concentration min
Additional detail 0.76 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 7.67 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water phosphate concentration min
Additional detail 0.093 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 0.96 µmol/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water dissolved O2 concentration min
Additional detail 4.1 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 6.76 mL/L OBIS Environmental Information  
Water O2 saturation max
Additional detail 104.24 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
min Additional detail 64.11 percent OBIS Environmental Information  
Water salinity min
Additional detail 32.28 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
max Additional detail 36.23 PSU OBIS Environmental Information  
Mineralized tissue
Additional detail calcium carbonate Marine Invertebrate Traits  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about <i>Ensis directus</i>
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 23.03 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 15.97 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 0.13 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 0.0117 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about <i>Ensis directus</i>
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Ensis directus</i>
Invasive in
Additional detail Atlantic, Northeast Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Belgium Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Denmark Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail France Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Netherlands Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Norway Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail Sweden Global Invasive Species Listings  
Additional detail United Kingdom Global Invasive Species Listings  
Not invasive in
Additional detail Atlantic, Northwest Global Invasive Species Listings  

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