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The Water Spondylus
|Photographer: Eugene Weber
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
ID: 0091 3183 0985 0058 (2001-03-07)
Copyright © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
|1. ||Reviewed by Joseph W. Dougherty May 1, 2001|
|Action: changed name from "Tridacna sp." to "Spondylus americanus
| ||"Tridacna is a Pacific genus -- does not exist in the Atlantic.|
|2. ||Reviewed by Peter Clarkson Jul 5, 2009|
|Action: changed name from "Spondylus americanus" to "Spondylus varius
| ||"The mantle morphology of S. varius is very distinctive. Also, Spondylus americanus is an Atlantic rather than Pacific species; its distribution does not extend to Palau."|
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