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  • Blake, N.J. and M.A. Moyer. 1991. The calico scallop, Argopecten gibbus,fishery of Cape Canaveral, Florida. In: Shumway, S.E. (ed). Scallops: Biology,Ecology and Aquaculture. Elsevier Science Publishing Company, Inc., New York, N.Y., pp. 899-911.
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  • Broom, M.J. 1976. Synopsis of biological data on scallops (Chlamys (Aequipecten) opercularis (Linnaeus) Argopecten irradians (Lamarck) Argopecten gibbus (Linnaeus)) FOA Fish Synopsis No. 14 (FIRS/S114) 43 pp.
  • Castagna, M. and P. E. Chanley. 1973. Salinity tolerance of some marine bivalves from inshore and estuarine environments in Virginian waters on the western Mid-Atlantic Coast. Malacology 12:14-96.
  • Cheng, J.Y. and M.E. DeMont. 1996. Jet-propelled swimming in scallops: swimming mechanics and ontogenic scaling. Can. Journ. Zool. 74: 1734-1748.
  • Costello, T.J., J.H. Hudson, J.L. Dupuy, S. Rivkin. 1973. Larval culture of the calico scallop, Argopecten gibbus. Proc. Natl. Shellfish. Assoc. 63: 72-76.
  • Cummins, R., Jr. 1971. Calico scallops of the southeastern United States, 1959-69. NOAA NMFS Spec. Sci. Rpt.-Fish. 627: 22 pp.
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  • Donovan, D.A., J.P. Elias and J. Baldwin. 2004. Swimming behavior and morphometry of the file shell Limaria fragilis. Mar. Fresh. Behav. Physiol.37(1):7-16.
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  • Kirby-Smith, W. 1970. Growth of the scallops Argopecten irradians concentricus and Argopecten gibbus, as influenced by food and temperature. PhD. Thesis, Duke University. In: Fay, C.W., R.J. Neves and G.B. Pardue. 1983. Species Profiles: Life Histories and Environmental Requirements of Coastal Fishes and Invertebrates (Mid-Atlantic) - Bay Scallop. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Biological Services, FWS/OBS-82/11.12. U.S. Army Corps. Of Engineers, TR EL-82-4. 17 pp.
  • Miller, G.C., D.M. Allen, T.J. Costello, J.H. Hudson 1979. Maturation of the calico scallop, Argopecten gibbus, determined by ovarian color changes. Northeast Gulf Sci. 3: 96-103.
  • Moyer, M.A. and N.J. Blake. 1986. Fluctuations in calico scallop production (Argopecten gibbus). Proc. 11th Ann. Tropical and Subtropical Fish. Conf. of the Americas: 45-58.
  • Roe, R.B., R. Cummins, Jr., H.R. Bullis, Jr. 1971. Calico scallop distribution, abundance, and yield off eastern Florida, 1967-68. Fish. Bull. 69: 399-409.
  • Stanley, S.M. 1970. Relation of shell form to life habits in the Bivalvia (Mollusca). Geol. Soc. Amer. Mem. 125:1-296.
  • Turgeon, D. D., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, W. K. Emerson, W. G. Lyons, W. Pratt, et al. 1988. Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 16. vii + 277
  • Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al. 1998. Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26. 526
  • Turgeon, D. D., W. G. Lyons, P. Mikkelsen, G. Rosenberg, and F. Moretzsohn. 2009. Bivalvia (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico,
  • Wells, H.W., M.J. Wells, I.E. Gray 1964. The calico scallop community in North Carolina. Bull. Mar. Sci. 14: 561-593.


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