Hippopus hippopus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Veneroida Tridacnidae

Scientific Name: Hippopus hippopus
Species Authority: (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name(s):
English Bear Paw Clam, Horse's Hoof Clam, Strawberry Clam

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/conservation dependent ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Wells, S.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Indeterminate (I)
1990 Indeterminate (I)
1988 Indeterminate (I)
1986 Indeterminate (I)
1983 Indeterminate (I)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Australia; Indonesia; Kiribati; Malaysia; Marshall Islands; Micronesia, Federated States of ; Myanmar; New Caledonia; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Singapore; Solomon Islands; Tuvalu; Vanuatu
Possibly extinct:
American Samoa (American Samoa); Fiji; Guam; Japan (Nansei-shoto); Northern Mariana Islands; Samoa; Taiwan, Province of China; Tonga
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Wells, S. 1996. Hippopus hippopus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T10105A3164917. . Downloaded on 26 May 2016.
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