Biology:List of bivalves of Hawaii

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This is a list of bivalves of Hawaii. 139 species of bivalves are found in Hawaiian waters, of which 66 are endemic.[1]

Bivalves
Hawaiian language name Genus Common name Scientific name Family Common family name Endemic
'Olepe papaua[1]:182 Arca Ventricose ark shell Arca ventricosa Arcidae Ark clam N
Nahawele 'ili 'ili[1]:182 Bronchriatus Hawaiian mussel Bronchriatus crebristriatus Mytilidae Mussel Y
[1]:182 Pinna Prickly pin clam Pinna muricata Pinnidae Pin clam N
Nahawele[1]:184 Pinna Baggy pen shell Streptopinna saccata Pinnidae Pin clam N
[1]:184 Pinctada Black-lipped pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera Pteriidae Pearl oyster Y
[1]:184 Pteria Winged pearl oyster Pteria brunnea Pteriidae Pearl oyster Y
Nahawele[1]:[1] Isognomon Black purse shell Isognocom californicum Isognomonidae Purse shell N
Nahawele[1]:186 Isognomon Brown purse shell Isognocom perna Isognomonidae Purse shell N
[1]:187 Haumea Judd's scallop Haumea juddi Pectinidae Scallop Y
[1]:187 Lamaria Fragile file shell Lamaria fragilis Limidae File shell N
[1]:188 Spondylus Spiny oyster Spondylus icobaricus Spondylidae Thorny oyster N
[1]:188 Spondylus Cliff oyster Spondylus violescens Spondylidae Thorny oyster N
[1]:189 Crassotrea Japanese oyster Crassotrea gigas Ostreidae True oyster N
[1]:190 Dendostrea Hawaiian oyster Dendostrea sandvicensis Ostreidae True oyster Y
Pupu kupa[1]:190 Vasticardium Rounded cockle Vasticardium orbita hawaiensis Cardiidae Cockle Y
[1]:191 Tellina Rasp tellin Tellina scobinata Tellinidae Tellin N

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