Physical Description

Type Information

Syntype for Pecten albidus Arnold, 1906
Catalog Number: USNM 150207
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1890
Locality: Aleutian Islands, Fox Islands, Unalaska Island, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 124 to 124
Vessel: Albatross R/V
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Syntype for Pecten liocymatus Dall, 1925
Catalog Number: USNM 62290
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1885
Locality: Cape Hatteras, SE of, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 62 to 62
Vessel: Albatross R/V
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Syntype for Pecten tryoni Dall, 1889
Catalog Number: USNM 94059
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1885
Locality: Cape Hatteras, SE of, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 227 to 227
Vessel: Albatross R/V
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Syntype for Pecten tryoni Dall, 1889
Catalog Number: USNM 598375
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1885
Locality: Cape Hatteras, SE of, North Carolina, United States, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 227 to 227
Vessel: Albatross R/V
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Syntype for Pecten mayaguezensis Dall & Simpson, 1901
Catalog Number: USNM 160062
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Locality: Mayaguez Harbor, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Vessel: Fish Hawk R/V
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Syntype for Pecten phrygium Dall, 1886
Catalog Number: USNM 62237
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Locality: Florida Keys, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 185 to 185
Vessel: Blake R/V
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Syntype for Pecten phrygium Dall, 1886
Catalog Number: USNM 62352
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Locality: Florida Keys, Florida, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 185 to 185
Vessel: Blake R/V
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Type for Pecten aequisulcatus Carpenter, 1864
Catalog Number: USNM 15645
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Collector(s): Cooper
Locality: San Diego, California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
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Syntype for Pecten senticosus Jeffreys, 1879
Catalog Number: USNM 62337
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Dry
Year Collected: 1870
Locality: Portugal, North Atlantic Ocean
Depth (m): 1818 to 1818
Vessel: Porcupine R/V
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Ecology

Habitat

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

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 62 - 62
  Temperature range (°C): 23.671 - 23.671
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.787 - 0.787
  Salinity (PPS): 36.266 - 36.266
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.626 - 4.626
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.139 - 0.139
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.679 - 1.679
 
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Depth range based on 35 specimens in 4 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 9 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 18 - 1818
  Temperature range (°C): 6.140 - 16.065
  Nitrate (umol/L): 7.071 - 39.811
  Salinity (PPS): 33.440 - 35.066
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.321 - 4.916
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.004 - 3.216
  Silicate (umol/l): 10.492 - 81.249

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 18 - 1818

Temperature range (°C): 6.140 - 16.065

Nitrate (umol/L): 7.071 - 39.811

Salinity (PPS): 33.440 - 35.066

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.321 - 4.916

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.004 - 3.216

Silicate (umol/l): 10.492 - 81.249
 
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 124 - 124
  Temperature range (°C): 4.426 - 4.426
  Nitrate (umol/L): 23.646 - 23.646
  Salinity (PPS): 33.078 - 33.078
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.604 - 5.604
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.046 - 2.046
  Silicate (umol/l): 55.055 - 55.055
 
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Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 227 - 227
  Temperature range (°C): 17.458 - 17.458
  Nitrate (umol/L): 8.705 - 8.705
  Salinity (PPS): 36.308 - 36.308
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.928 - 3.928
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.614 - 0.614
  Silicate (umol/l): 5.423 - 5.423
 
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Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 185 - 185
  Temperature range (°C): 17.086 - 17.086
  Nitrate (umol/L): 13.128 - 13.128
  Salinity (PPS): 36.155 - 36.155
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.467 - 3.467
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.649 - 0.649
  Silicate (umol/l): 5.152 - 5.152
 
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 24 - 24
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:50
Specimens with Sequences:28
Specimens with Barcodes:27
Species:5
Species With Barcodes:3
Public Records:28
Public Species:3
Public BINs:3
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Barcode data

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Wikipedia

Pecten (genus)

Pecten is a genus of large scallops or saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks in the family Pectinidae, the scallops. This is the type genus of the family.

Scallop and pecten catch in 2005

The name Pecten is from the Latin word for a comb or rake. [1]

Since 1904, a Pecten shell has been used as the basis of the logo of Shell petroleum company.[1]

Species[edit]

Species in the genus Pecten include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ See Shell Website - http://www.shell.co.uk/home/content/gbr/aboutshell/who_we_are_tpkg/our_history/history_logo/
  2. ^ http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=214919 accessed 5 January 2010
  3. ^ Branch, G.M., Branch, M.L, Griffiths, C.L. and Beckley, L.E (2005): Two Oceans: a guide to the marine life of southern Africa ISBN 0-86486-672-0


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