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Molluscs of Tasmania
Molluscs of Tasmania

Pectinidae – Pectininae: Pecten fumatus Reeve, 1852 (‘king scallop’)

Synonym(s): fumatus Reeve, 1852 filosus Reeve, 1852 fuscus Sowerby, 1852 modestus Reeve, 1852 pulchellus Reeve, 1853 albus Tate, 1887 meridionalis Tate, 1887 preissiana Iredale, 1949 jacobeus byronensis Fleming, 1953.

Typical shell-length 130 mm. One valve is flat, one inflated. Lives subtidally and offshore on sand. Native. Endemic to southeastern and southwestern Australia (QLD, NSW, TAS, VIC, SA and WA). In Tasmanian waters, this is a widespread and common species, though most beached shells are juveniles; commercially harvested for food.

Classification

Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Pteriomorphia
Order: Ostreoida
Superfamily: Pectinoidea
Family: Pectinidae
Subfamily: Pectininae
Genus: Pecten

A-L Localities for Pecten fumatus

Bangor: Lagoon Bay
Bangor: Tasman Bay
Bangor: Two Mile Beach
Beaumaris Beach
Beaumaris: Shelly Point
Beerbarrel Beach
Bellingham
Bicheno
Bicheno: Diamond Island
Bicheno: Redbill Beach
Bicheno: Waubs Beach
Binalong Bay: beach
Binalong Bay: gulches
Blackman Bay: Little Chinaman Bay
Blackmans Bay
Black River Beach: northern end
Black River Beach: southern end
Boat Harbour
Boltons Beach
Bridport: Adams Beach
Bridport: beach
Bridport: East Sandy Point
Bridport: Lades Beach
Bruny Island: Isthmus Bay
Bruny Island: Neck Beach
Bruny Island (unlocalised)
Burnie (unlocalised)
Calverts Beach & Goats Bluff
Cambridge: Barilla Bay
Cape Portland: Home Beach
Cape Portland: Petal Point
Cape Portland: Roses Bay
Carlton Beach: Spectacle Island
Carlton: Park Beach
Chain of Lagoons
Chain of Lagoons: Four Mile Creek: beach
Chain of Lagoons: McIntyres Beach
Chain of Lagoons: Piccaninny Point
Clarke Island: Black Point
Clarke Island: Shevo Bay (north end)
Clayton: foreshore
Clifton Beach (unlocalised)
Clifton Beach: western end
Coles Bay: Honeymoon Bay
Coles Bay: Parsons Cove
Coles Bay: Richardsons Beach
Coles Bay (unlocalised)
Coningham Beach
Coningham: foreshore
Cremorne: foreshore
Cremorne: Pipe Clay Lagoon
Croppies Beach: northern end
Croppies Point
Davey River: Carvers Point
Denison Beach: Porch Rocks
Denison Beach (unlocalised)
D’Entrecasteaux Channel (unlocalised)
Derwent channel
Devonport: Bluff Beach
Dianas Beach (unlocalised)
Douglas River: beach
Dover: beach
Dover: Roaring Bay Beach
Droughty Point
Eaglehawk Neck: eastern side
Earlham: foreshore
East Devonport: beach & breakwater
East Devonport: Moorland Beach
East Devonport: Moorland Point
East Devonport: Pardoe Beach
East Devonport: Pardoe Beach: The Water Rat
East Devonport: Pardoe Point
East Kangaroo Island (unlocalised)
East Ulverstone
East Ulverstone: Buttons Beach
E coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Eddystone Point (unlocalised)
Eggs-and-Bacon Bay
Falmouth: foreshore
Falmouth: Mariposa Beach
Flinders Island: Big River Cove
Flinders Island: E coast (unlocalised)
Flinders Island: Foochow Beach
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Bay
Flinders Island: Fotheringate Beach: southern end
Flinders Island: Killiecrankie: foreshore
Flinders Island: Lillies Bay
Flinders Island: Northeast River: mouth
Flinders Island: Palana Beach
Flinders Island: Patriarch Beach
Flinders Island: Port Davies & Cave Beach
Flinders Island: Trousers Point
Flinders Island (unlocalised)
Flinders Island: White Beach to Dick Davey Shoal
Frederick Henry Bay: Sloping Island
Freycinet Peninsula: Bryans Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: Cooks Beach
Freycinet Peninsula: Hazards Beach
Freycinet Peninsula (unlocalised)
Freycinet Peninsula: Wineglass Bay
Garden Island Sands
Georges Bay: Blanche Point
Georges Bay: St Helens: foreshore
Georges Bay: St Helens (unlocalised)
Georges Bay (unlocalised)
Gordon: Three Hut Point
Great Musselroe Bay
Greens Beach: main beach
Greens Beach: Nudists Beach
Hawley Beach
Hawley Beach: foreshore towards Point Sorell
Hellyer Beach
Hobart: Sandy Bay: Long Beach to Blinking Billy Point
Hobart: Sullivans Cove area
Hobart (unlocalised)
Howden: foreshore
Howrah Beach
Hunter Island: Cave Bay
Hunter Island: Shepherds Bay
Kettering foreshore
Kettering: Trial Bay
King Island: Currie Harbour
King Island: Lavinia Beach: beach nr Lake Martha Lavinia
King Island: Naracoopa: foreshore
King Island: Sea Elephant Bay: Blowhole
King Island: Sea Elephant Bay: Cowper Point
King Island (unlocalised)
King Island: Yellow Rock Beach
Kingston Beach
Lauderdale: Bambra Reef
Lauderdale: Roches Beach
Lauderdale: Seven Mile Beach
Leith: Lillico Beach
Little Musselroe Bay: Tree Point area
Little Peggs Beach
Little Swanport: Saltworks Beach
Low Head: Lagoon Beach
Low Head (unlocalised)

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M-Z Localities for Pecten fumatus

Margate: Dru Point & Nierinna Creek mouth
Maria Island: Bloodstone Beach
Maria Island: Darlington Bay
Maria Island: Encampment Cove
Maria Island: Hopground Beach
Maria Island: Oyster Bay
Maria Island: Point Lesueur
Maria Island: Return Point
Maria Island: Riedlé Bay: McRaes Isthmus
Maria Island: Shoal Bay: McRaes Isthmus
Maria Island: Soldiers Beach
Maria Island: Trigonia Corner
Marion Bay: Bream Creek foreshore
Marion Bay: northern beaches
Marion Bay (unlocalised)
Mayfield Beach to Mayfield Point
Mayfield Point to Little Christmas Island
Mercury Passage: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 06
Middleton: foreshore
Monk Bay
Musselroe: Cape Naturaliste
Musselroe Point
Narawntapu: Badger Beach
Narawntapu: Badger Head
Narawntapu: Bakers Beach
Narawntapu: Bakers Point & Springlawn Beach
Narawntapu: Griffiths Point
Narawntapu: Little Badger Head
Nine Mile Beach & Dolphin Sands
Norfolk Bay: Lime Bay: ACMA Asterias survey Stn 19
North Bruny Island: Apollo Bay
North Bruny Island: Barnes Bay
North Bruny Island: Bull Bay
North Bruny Island: Dennes Point
North Bruny Island: Killora Bay
North Bruny Island: Miles Beach
North Bruny Island: Nebraska Beach
North Bruny Island: Quarantine Bay
Northdown Beach
North West coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
Nubeena: White Beach
Opossum Bay: Michaels Beach & White Rock Point
Orford: East Shelly Beach
Orford: Millingtons Beach
Orford: Raspins Beach
Orford: Spring Beach
Orford (unlocalised)
Peggs Beach: eastern end
Peggs Beach (unlocalised)
Peggs Beach: western end
Pipers Head
Pirates Bay (unlocalised)
Port Arthur (unlocalised)
Port Cygnet: Cray Point
Port Cygnet: Sandrock Bay
Port Davey: Bond Bay
Port Esperance: Stringers Cove
Port Latta: Cowrie Point
Port Sorell (unlocalised)
Primrose Sands
Randalls Bay
Rheban Beach
Robbins Island: Ransonnet Bay
Rocky Cape: foreshore N of Picnic Beach
Rocky Cape: Forwards Beach
Rocky Cape: Mary Anne Cove area
Rocky Cape: northern coves
Rocky Cape: Picnic Beach & rocks to S
Sandy Bay: Nutgrove Beach
Scamander (unlocalised)
Scamander: Wrinklers Beach
Schouten Island: Crocketts Bay
Schouten Island: Moreys Bay
Schouten Island: Sandspit Point
Shearwater: Freers Beach
Sisters Beach
Sloping Lagoon: Lagoon Beach
Sloping Main Beach
Sloping Main: Black Jack Point
Smithton: Duck Bay: Picnic Point
Smithton: Duck River mouth
Snug Beach
South Arm: Fort Beach
South Arm: Hope Beach: southern end
South Arm: Mary Ann Beach & Gellibrand Point
South Bruny Island: Adventure Bay (unlocalised)
South Bruny Island: Alonnah Beach
South Bruny Island: Alonnah: Sunset Bay
South Bruny Island: Butlers Beach
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: eastern beach
South Bruny Island: Cloudy Beaches: western beach
South Bruny Island: Quarries Bay
South Bruny Island: Simpsons Bay
South Bruny Island: Simpsons Bay: southern end
South Bruny Island: Simpsons Point
South coast of Tasmania (unlocalised)
South Croppies Point
Southport
Southport: Roaring Beach
Stanley: Anthony Beach
Stanley: East Inlet
Stanley: foreshore
Stanley: Godfreys Beach
Stanley: Halfmoon Bay
Stanley: Perkins Bay & West Inlet
Stanley: Tatlows Beach
Stanley (unlocalised)
St Helens Point
Stumpys Bay (unlocalised)
Swansea: Coswell Beach
Swansea: Cressy Beach
Swansea: Jubilee Beach
Swansea: Kelvedon Beach
Swansea: Kelvedon Beach: Shelly Point
Swansea: Kennedia Beach
Swansea: Lisdillon Beach
Swansea: Spiky Beach
Swansea (unlocalised)
Swanwick: foreshore
Tamar River: Kelso: foreshore
Taranna
Taroona: Alum Cliffs
Taroona Beach
Taroona: Dixons Beach
Taroona: Hinsby Beach
Tasmania (unlocalised)
The Gardens: Cosy Corner
The Gardens: Mateys Gulch to Gardens Lagoon
The Gardens: Seatons Cove
The Gardens: Swimcart Beach
The Gardens: Taylors Beach
Three Hummock Island: East Telegraph Beach
Three Hummock Island: Sandy Spit
Tinderbox Beach
Tinderbox: Fossil Cove
Triabunna: Plain Place Beach
Turners Beach
Verona Sands
Walker Island
Waterhouse Beach
Waterhouse Island
Weymouth: beach
Woodbridge: Birchs Bay & Yellow Point
Woodbridge: Fleurtys Bay & Point
Woodbridge: Flowerpot
Woodbridge: foreshore & Birchs Point
Woolnorth: Woolnorth Point
Wynyard (unlocalised)

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