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Species details
Internal ID83
Common nameCommon cockle
Scientific NameCerastoderma edule
Scientific NameCerastoderma edule
Scientific Name acceptedCerastoderma edule
Aphia ID138998
Aphia ID accepted138998
High GroupMollusc
Tax info classBivalvia
Tax info phylumMollusca
Tax info phylum sourcehttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138998
GroupMollusc
Tax info familyCardiidae
Tax info orderCardiida
Arctic regionWest coast of Iceland
Invasive?No
Year first recorded1948
Region First recordedSouthwest Iceland
Temperature range7 - 34 C
Temperature range sourcehttps://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/file/index/docid/581394/filename/Synthesis_on_biology_of_Europeen_cockle.pdf
Match typeexact
Invasion details
Location first observationSouthwest Iceland
Year first observation1948
Year first observation sourcewww.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/272395.pdf
VectorBallast water
Vector introductionBallast water; drift
Vector introduction sourcewww.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/272395.pdf
PathwayShipping
References
Reference 1Thorarinsdottir et al. 2014
Reference 2Óskarsson 1982
Status (observations from GBIF database)
Iceland
fossil specimen
Norway
established