Paphia undulata   (Born, 1778)

undulate venus

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Veneridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 348).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea, to Papua New Guinea; north to Japan and south to New South Wales.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 4 - ? cm Max length : 6.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 75831. Found in intertidal areas in mud (Ref. 75831). Intertidal to sublittoral (Ref. 345). Hermaphroditism may also occur in some species (Ref. 107939). Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).

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

Hermaphroditism may also occur in some species (Ref. 107939). Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

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