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native little neck clam
Two killer whales jump above the sea surface, showing their black, white and grey coloration. The closer whale is upright and viewed from the side, while the other whale is arching backwards to display its underside.
Transient killer whales near Unimak Island, eastern Aleutian Islands, Alaska
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Veneroida
Suborder: Veneroida
Family: Veneridea
Genus: Prothothaca
Species: P. Staminea
Binomial name
Protothaca staminea
Linnaeus, 1758
A world map shows killer whales are found throughout every ocean, except parts of the Arctic. They are also absent from the Black and Baltic Seas.
Orcinus orca range (in blue)

Steamer Clam

| name = native little neck clam| image = Killerwhales jumping.jpg
| image_alt = Two killer whales jump above the sea surface...
| image_caption = Transient killer whales near [[Unimak Island]], eastern Aleutian Islands, Alaska
| regnum = [[Animal]]ia
| phylum = [[Mollusca|Mollusca]]
| classis = [[Bivalv]]ia
| ordo = [[Veneroida]]
| subordo = [[Veneroida]]
| familia = [[Veneridea]]
| genus = '''''Prothothaca'''''
| species = '''''P. Staminea'''''
| binomial = ''Protothaca staminea''
| binomial_authority = [[Carolus Linnaeus|Linnaeus]], 1758
| synonyms = ''Steamer Clam''
| range_map = Killer Whale Range Map.svg
| range_map_alt = A world map shows killer whales are found throughout every ocean...
| range_map_caption = ''Orcinus orca'' range (in blue)}}