Tridacna squamosa 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Bivalvia Veneroida Tridacnidae

Scientific Name: Tridacna squamosa
Species Authority: Lamarck, 1819
Common Name(s):
English Fluted Clam, Fluted Giant Clam, Scaly 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:
American Samoa (American Samoa); Australia; British Indian Ocean Territory; Egypt; Fiji; French Polynesia; India (Andaman Is., Laccadive Is., Nicobar Is.); Indonesia; Kenya; Kiribati; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Marshall Islands; Mauritius; Micronesia, Federated States of ; Mozambique; Myanmar; New Caledonia; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Samoa; Saudi Arabia; Seychelles; Singapore; Solomon Islands; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Tokelau; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu; Viet Nam
Possibly extinct:
Japan; Northern Mariana Islands
United States (Hawaiian Is.)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Wells, S. 1996. Tridacna squamosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T22140A9362870. . Downloaded on 25 June 2016.
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