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Definition of the noun Aequipecten irradians
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Aequipecten irradians is a species of Argopecten irradians, described by Lamarck in 1819.
- synonym: species Aequipecten irradians
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Mollusca
- class: Bivalvia
- order: Pectinoida
- family: Pectinidae
- genus: Argopecten
- species: Argopecten irradians
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Dictionary of Flavors (2017)
by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.
bay scallop (Aequipecten irradians), Iceland scallop (Chlamys islandicus). Cuttlefish ...
by Peter C. Holloran
The bay scallop (Aequipecten irradians) is found from Canada to Florida but is numerous and easy to harvest by hand dredging in New England shallow bays. The adductor muscle of the deep-sea scallop (Placopecten magellanicus) is also ...
by Michael T. Murray, Joseph E. Pizzorno, Lara Pizzorno
Though there are several hundred different scallop species, the most widely available types of scallops in the United States include the Atlantic deep-sea scallop (Aequipecten irradians concentricus) and the bay scallop (Argopecten irradians).
The Visual Food Encyclopedia (1996)
The bay scallop (Aequipecten irradians) is rather small (2 to 3 inches). Its grayish brown, crimson-gray, or blackish shells are adorned with approximately 18 rounded ribs and have identical lugs. The Iceland scallop (Chlamys islandicus) has ...
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