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Pinna bicolor Bicolor pen shell, Common Razor Clam

Pinna bicoloris commonly referred to as Bicolor pen shell, Common Razor Clam. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber John Turnbull, Marine Explorer, Australien

Foto: Clifton Gardens, New South Wales, Australien


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lexID:
11244 
AphiaID:
207896 
Scientific:
Pinna bicolor 
German:
Zweifarbige Steckmuschel 
English:
Bicolor Pen Shell, Common Razor Clam 
Category:
Sea Shells 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Ostreida (Order) > Pinnidae (Family) > Pinna (Genus) > bicolor (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gmelin, 1791 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Kuwait, Arabian Sea, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Irak, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Quatar, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Timor, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 50 Meter 
Size:
15.75" - 19.69" (40cm - 50cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 68 °F (°C - 20°C) 
Food:
Filter feeder, Plankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-11-27 18:27:48 

Info

Pinna bicolor is occasionally collected for food by coastal populations.
The shell occurs in various soft bottoms (silty mud, sand, sandy gravel), among rocks, in eel-grass flats or in sandy patches or coral reefs.

External links

  1. Atlas of Living Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Ecology of the pterioid bivalves Pinna bicolor Gmelin und Pinna nobilis L. (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Flickr Homepage John Turnbull - Marine Explorer - (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  6. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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