Overview

Distribution

Absent from much of the North Sea
  • Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Original description by Lamarck (1818, p. 515):
"P. testá oblongâ, subaequilaterâ, transversim striatà, albidâ; radiis rubris interruptis.
Habite dans la Manche, près de Cherbourg. Cabinet de M Valenciennes. Ce n'est point le tellina donacina de Linné. Point de dents latérales."

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 46 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 4 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 136
  Temperature range (°C): 8.472 - 12.348
  Nitrate (umol/L): 4.729 - 11.344
  Salinity (PPS): 35.233 - 35.363
  Oxygen (ml/l): 6.151 - 6.257
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.351 - 0.813
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.578 - 4.729

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 136

Temperature range (°C): 8.472 - 12.348

Nitrate (umol/L): 4.729 - 11.344

Salinity (PPS): 35.233 - 35.363

Oxygen (ml/l): 6.151 - 6.257

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.351 - 0.813

Silicate (umol/l): 2.578 - 4.729
 
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