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Limaria fragilis Fragile file clam

Limaria fragilisis commonly referred to as Fragile file clam. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 300 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
5467 
AphiaID:
505492 
Scientific:
Limaria fragilis 
German:
Filigrane Muschel 
English:
Fragile File Clam 
Category:
Sea Shells 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Limida (Order) > Limidae (Family) > Limaria (Genus) > fragilis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin), 1791 
Occurrence:
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Austral Islands, Australia, Bahrain, Cook Islands, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), French Polynesia, Gambier Islands, Great Barrier Reef, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Madagascar, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Moluccas, Northern Territory (Australia), Palau, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Red Sea, South-Africa, Thailand, the Society Islands, Tuamoto Islands, Western Australia, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
0,5 - 165 Meter 
Size:
up to 1.57" (4 cm) 
Temperature:
64.4 °F - 75.2 °F (18°C - 24°C) 
Food:
Lobster eggs, Oyster eggs, Phytoplankton 
Tank:
65.99 gal (~ 300L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-07-24 20:48:35 

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Limaria fragilis, the fragile file clam, is a species of bivalve mollusc in the family Limidae. It is found in shallow waters in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and has the ability to swim.

The fragile file clam is widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific region

Synonyms:
Lima fragilis (Gmelin, 1791)
Ostrea fragilis Gmelin, 1791

External links

  1. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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