Baltic Macoma Macoma balthica    Synonyms: Baltic Clam, Limecola balthica, Limecola petalum.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Mollusca   >   Class Bivalvia   >   Order Veneroida   >   Family Tellinidea   >   Genus Macoma   

Status:

There is evidence that our temperate western Atlantic populations are a separate sister species, M. petalum (see Meehan and Carlton 1988; Meehan et al. 1989).

There are 22 records in the project database.

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Baltic Macoma in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/8/2020). (c) sercfisheries, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Baltic Macoma in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/28/2013). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Baltic Macoma in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/5/2021). (c) sercfisheries, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

Baltic Macoma in Dorchester Co., Maryland (2/26/2021). (c) Sean Sipple, all rights reserved. Photo by Sean Sipple via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Baltic Macoma in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/3/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Baltic Macoma in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/21/2017). (c) eaglebeach, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Lynn Strauss. (MBP list)

Baltic Macoma in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (3/3/2021). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Baltic Macoma in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/30/2019). (c) fm5050, all rights reserved. Photo by fm5050 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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