Overview

Distribution

Nova Scotia to Connecticut
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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occurs (regularly, as a native taxon) in multiple nations

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National Distribution

Canada

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

Type of Residency: Year-round

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 10 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 450
  Temperature range (°C): 9.702 - 9.702
  Nitrate (umol/L): 7.743 - 7.743
  Salinity (PPS): 34.276 - 34.276
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.481 - 5.481
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.693 - 0.693
  Silicate (umol/l): 5.087 - 5.087

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Depth range (m): 0 - 450
 
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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

Canada

Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: GNR - Not Yet Ranked

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Wikipedia

Solemya borealis

Solemya borealis, Common name the Boreal awning clam, is a species of saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusc in the family Solemyidae the awning clams. This species is found along the northeastern coast of North America, from Nova Scotia to Connecticut.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Abbott, R.T. & Morris, P.A. A Field Guide to Shells: Altantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 1.


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