American Thorny Oyster

Hermann, 1781

Spondylus americanus

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Pectinida

Spondylidae

Spondylidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 90

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Brazil

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420772 on 2021-07-20

Mikkelsen, P. M., & Bieler, R. (28). Seashells of southern Florida: Living marine mollusks of the Florida keys and Adjacent REGIONS, bivalves. Princeton: Princeton University Press.