Arctic Wedgeclam

(Conrad, 1831)

Mesodesma arctatum

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Venerida

Mesodesmatidae

Mesodesmatidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 40

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Newfoundland to New Jersey

1 to 91 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Mesodesma arctatum (Conrad, 1831). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156805 on 2021-07-20

Rosenberg, G., F. Moretzsohn, and E. F. Garc�a. 29. Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579�699 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico�Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, Texas.