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Arca noae


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lexID:
6462 
AphiaID:
138788 
Scientific:
Arca noae 
German:
Arche Noah-Muschel 
English:
Noah's Arch 
Category:
Musslor 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Arcida (Order) > Arcidae (Family) > Arca (Genus) > noae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Occurrence:
Tunesien, Tansania, Adria, Angola, Azorerna, Europeiska kusten, Medelhavet, Nordatlanten, Nordsjön, Östra Atlanten 
Size:
6 cm - 10 cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 25°C 
Food:
Filter feeder, Plankton 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Arca acuminata
  • Arca angusta
  • Arca boucardi
  • Arca bouvieri
  • Arca despecta
  • Arca fernandezensis
  • Arca imbricata
  • Arca kauaia
  • Arca mutabilis
  • Arca navicularis
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-12-01 13:34:51 

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Arca noae Linnaeus, 1758

The Arca noae shell grows to about 10 cm in length (normally 6,0 cm).The shell is attached strongly to the substrate by byssal threads. There are pallial eyes on the edges of the mantle.Arca noae is fished commercially.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Pteriomorphia (Subclass) > Arcoida (Order) > Arcoidea (Superfamily) > Arcidae (Family) > Arca (Genus)

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