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Pinna bicolor Bicolor pen shell, Common Razor Clam

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Foto: Clifton Gardens, New South Wales, Australien

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lexID:
11244 
AphiaID:
207896 
Scientific:
Pinna bicolor 
German:
Zweifarbige Steckmuschel 
English:
Bicolor Pen Shell, Common Razor Clam 
Category:
Sea Shells 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Ostreida (Order) > Pinnidae (Family) > Pinna (Genus) > bicolor (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gmelin, 1791 
Occurrence:
Kuwait, Hong Kong, the Persian Gulf , Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Irak, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Quatar, Queensland, Raja Amat, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, Timor, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 50 Meter 
Size:
15.75" - 19.69" (40cm - 50cm) 
Temperature:
- 68 °F (°C - 20°C) 
Food:
Filter feeder, Plankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-11-27 18:27:48 

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Pinna bicolor is occasionally collected for food by coastal populations.
The shell occurs in various soft bottoms (silty mud, sand, sandy gravel), among rocks, in eel-grass flats or in sandy patches or coral reefs.

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