Northern Lion's Paw

(Conrad, 1849)

Nodipecten fragosus

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Pectinida

Pectinidae

Pectinidae

Image Voucher: 

ANSP 479743, ANSP 479742

Shell Information

Length (mm): 70-150

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to Gulf of Mexico

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase.?Nodipecten fragosus?(Conrad, 1849). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=394382 on 2022-01-16

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.