E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia

Ennucula tenuis (Montagu, 1808)
Smooth Nutclam
Family: Nuculidae

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Distribution of Ennucula tenuis in British Columbia
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This is a widespread boreal-arctic species that feeds on detritus.

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
BC Ministry of Environment: BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer--the authoritative source for conservation information in British Columbia.

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Arca tenuis Montagu, 1808
Ennucula inflata (Hancock, 1846)
Leionucula bellotii
Nucula inflata Hancock, 1846
Nucula leptodonta Bernard, 1983
Nucula quirica Dall, 1916
Nuculana bellotti A. Adams, 1856
Nuculoma bellotii
Nuculoma tenuis (Montagu, 1808)

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General References

Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2019. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2021-04-21 9:25:03 AM]
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