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Nucula nucleus common nut clam

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lexID:
6438 
AphiaID:
140590 
Scientific:
Nucula nucleus 
German:
Gemeine Nussmuschel 
English:
Common Nut Clam 
Category:
Sea Shells 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Nuculida (Order) > Nuculidae (Family) > Nucula (Genus) > nucleus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Tunesien, the North Sea, Adria (the Adriatic Sea), European Coasts, North Atlantic Ocean, South-Africa, the British Isles, the Mediterranean Sea, West Africa 
Size:
up to 0.47" (1.2 cm) 
Temperature:
50 °F - 77 °F (10°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Detritus 
Tank:
11 gal (~ 50L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Nucula atacellana
  • Nucula austrobenthalis
  • Nucula beachportensis
  • Nucula bergmansi
  • Nucula brasiliana
  • Nucula calcicola
  • Nucula callicredemna
  • Nucula carlottensis
  • Nucula certisinus
  • Nucula consentanea
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-11-23 16:04:09 

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Nucula nucleus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Nucula nucleus is 1,2 cm.The colour is white or grey.The common nut clam lives on coarse sand and fine gravelin.

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