Channeled Duck Clam

(Lamarck, 1818)

Raeta plicatella

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Venerida

Anatinellidae

Anatinellidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 170551

Shell Information

Maximum size (mm): 70

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

New Jersey to Texas

0 to 11 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Moderately shallow water

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Raeta plicatella (Lamarck, 1818). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420851 on 2021-06-10

Morris, P. A. (1987). A field guide to shells: Atlantic and Gulf coasts and the West Indies (3rd ed.). Houghton Mifflin.

Rosenberg, G. 2009. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/