Martesia striata   (Linnaeus, 1758)

striate martesia

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Myoida | Pholadidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 21 m (Ref. 104365).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Circumglobal distribution in temperate and tropical marine waters.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 3.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in intertidal areas and shallow water in timber (Ref. 75831). Wood borer (Ref. 104365). Alternating hermaphrodite changing sex with temperature, most individuals becoming female in summer and male in winter. Fertilization external. Free-swimming larval stage of about a month (Ref. 348).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Alternating hermaphrodite changing sex with temperature, most individuals becoming female in summer and male in winter. Fertilization external. Free-swimming larval stage of about a month.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown