dcsimg
Image of Hard clam
Creatures » » Animals » » Molluscs » Mussels » » Venus Clams »

Hard Clam

Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus 1758)

Gena Bentall   cc-by-nc-4.0

Mercenaria mercenaria (Hard Clam) is a species of mussels in the family venus clams. Hard Clam form shallow marine sediments. It is a suspension feeder. Individuals can grow to 1020 g. Hard Clam has sexual reproduction. It is a facultatively mobile animal.

show all records
show all records
show all records
  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
show all records
show all records

EOL has data for 49 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Hard clam. View this species on GBIF