Native Littleneck Clam

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Photo Credit: ODFW

Overview

  • Species Common Name Native Littleneck Clam
  • Species Scientific Name Leukoma staminea

Ecoregions

Special needs

Native littleneck clams occur in cobbly intertidal and shallow subtidal habitat.

Limiting factors

Larval supplies and episodic recruitment affect abundance and distribution.

Conservation actions

Monitor status of populations at index sites. Gather information to fill data gaps. Manage for sustainable harvest.