Ensis siliqua (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sword razor shell
Ensis siliqua
photo by Fenwick, David

Family:  Pharidae ()
Max. size:  15.5 cm SHL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; brackish; marine; depth range 3 - 14 m
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean: from Norwegian Sea and the Baltic, south to the Iberian Peninsula, into the Mediterranean, and along the Atlantic coast of Morocco.
Biology:  Minimum depth from Ref. 105455.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:   

Entered by: Guerzon, Lorielle Ivy - 11.12.05
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 07.03.17

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