Soft-shelled Clam

Linnaeus, 1758

Mya arenaria

Class:

Order:

Family:

Bivalvia

Myida

Myidae

Myidae

Shell Information

Length (mm): 94

N/A

Chirality:

Description:

Ecological Information

Distribution:

Depth (m):

Newfoundland to North Carolina

0 to 6 meters

Diet:

Suspension feeder and chemosymbiosis

Habitat:

Marine; -

Misc. Facts

Citations

MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Mya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140430 on 2021-06-10

Rosenberg, G. 29. Malacolog 4.1.1: A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca. [WWW database (version 4.1.1)] URL http://www.malacolog.org/