Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 3568 specimens in 4 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 164 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -99 - 329
  Temperature range (°C): -1.212 - 23.720
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.325 - 14.768
  Salinity (PPS): 6.151 - 36.080
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.747 - 8.304
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.081 - 1.384
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 26.913

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Depth range (m): -99 - 329

Temperature range (°C): -1.212 - 23.720

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.325 - 14.768

Salinity (PPS): 6.151 - 36.080

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.747 - 8.304

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.081 - 1.384

Silicate (umol/l): 0.756 - 26.913
 
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Associations

Known predators

Ensis, Macoma, Solemya) is prey of:
Cerebratulus
Nereis
Glycera
Polinices
Nassarius
Pagurus
Cancer
Myoxocephalus
Tautogolabrus
Pseudopleuronectes
Asterias

Based on studies in:
USA: Massachusetts, Cape Ann (Littoral, Mudflat)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • R. W. Dexter, The marine communities of a tidal inlet at Cape Ann, Massachusetts: a study in bio-ecology, Ecol. Monogr. 17:263-294, from p. 284 (1947).
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Known prey organisms

Ensis, Macoma, Solemya) preys on:
plankton
detritus

Based on studies in:
USA: Massachusetts, Cape Ann (Littoral, Mudflat)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • R. W. Dexter, The marine communities of a tidal inlet at Cape Ann, Massachusetts: a study in bio-ecology, Ecol. Monogr. 17:263-294, from p. 284 (1947).
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Evolution and Systematics

Evolution

Classification

Arenomya Winckworth, 1930 is a valid genus according to Nordsieck (1969), but a valid subgenus of Mya according to Macneil (1965), Strauch (1972) and Bernard (1979a)
  • Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
                                        
Specimen Records:186Public Records:28
Specimens with Sequences:41Public Species:2
Specimens with Barcodes:35Public BINs:2
Species:2         
Species With Barcodes:1         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Mya

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Wikipedia

Mya (bivalve)

Mya is a genus of saltwater clams, marine bivalve molluscs in the family Myidae.

Species[edit]

Species within the genus Mya include:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Serge Gofas (2011). "Mya Linnaeus, 1758". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved November 23, 2011. 


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