Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 4 specimens in 6 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 2900
  Temperature range (°C): 10.067 - 17.630
  Nitrate (umol/L): 5.787 - 7.725
  Salinity (PPS): 33.548 - 36.338
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.515 - 6.588
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.452 - 0.618
  Silicate (umol/l): 3.471 - 4.208

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 2900

Temperature range (°C): 10.067 - 17.630

Nitrate (umol/L): 5.787 - 7.725

Salinity (PPS): 33.548 - 36.338

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.515 - 6.588

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.452 - 0.618

Silicate (umol/l): 3.471 - 4.208
 
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Associations

Known predators

Cardium (Macoma, Cardium) is prey of:
Tringa
Calidris
Calidris alpina
Haematopus

Based on studies in:
Scotland, Ythan estuary (Littoral, Mudflat)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • H. Milne and G. M. Dunnet, Standing crop, productivity and trophic relations of the fauna of the Ythan estuary. In: The Estuarine Environment, R. S. K. Barnes and J. Green, Eds. (Applied Science Publications, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1972), pp. 86-106, from
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Known prey organisms

Cardium (Macoma, Cardium) preys on:
detritus

Based on studies in:
Scotland, Ythan estuary (Littoral, Mudflat)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • H. Milne and G. M. Dunnet, Standing crop, productivity and trophic relations of the fauna of the Ythan estuary. In: The Estuarine Environment, R. S. K. Barnes and J. Green, Eds. (Applied Science Publications, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1972), pp. 86-106, from
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