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Habitat Suitability Index Models: Littleneck clam

FWS/OBS 82/10.59

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Abstract

The littleneck clam, a member of the family Veneridae, is a hardshell species found in estuaries, bays, sloughs, and open coastl ines along the Pacific coast. This clam primarily inhabits the intertidal zone, but also occurs in subtidal areas (Hancock et ale 1979). It ranges from the Aleutian Islands to Socorro Island, r,1exico (Fraser and Smith 1928; Fitch 1953). It is commercially important only in Br{tish Columbia and Washington, where it is a highly regarded table item (Goodwin 1971).

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
Federal Government Series
Title:
Habitat Suitability Index Models: Littleneck clam
Series title:
FWS/OBS
Series number:
82/10.59
Subseries:
Habitat Suitability Index
Year Published:
1983
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Contributing office(s):
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
vi, 15 p.