Rough Scallop

(W. Wood, 1828)

Aequipecten muscosus

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Pectinida

Pectinidae

Pectinidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 40-50

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

North Carolina to the Caribbean Sea

5 to 227 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder

Habitat:

Marine; Shallow water

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Aequipecten muscosus (W. Wood, 1828). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420761 on 2021-07-20

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

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.