OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Veneroida Chamidae 

Chama pacifica Broderip, 1834

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Chama pacifica Broderip, 1834
   Chama foliacea Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
   Chama divaricata Reeve, 1846
   Chama pacifica var. broderipii Reeve, 1846

Common Name

Large Pacific Chama p.308      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p. 11 


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
exposure: exposed [ coast ]
habitat: coral reef 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.183 Biology and ecology
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.18 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.52 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.182 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.106 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.106 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.106 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.106 Anatomy
 Smith, E.A. 1884. p.102 Distribution


                  Chamidae Linnaeus, 1758
                    Chama Linnaeus, 1758
                      Chama pacifica Broderip, 1834


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16646) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-29.