Gari elongata   (Lamarck, 1818)

elongate sunset clam

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

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Psammobiidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; freshwater; brackish; pH range: ? - 15.0; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 348).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: from East Africa, to the Philippines; north to Japan and south to northern Queensland.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 4 - ? cm Max length : 7.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 5.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in extensive beds at intertidal and shallow subtidal levels, often in bays and near mangroves. Shell form varies considerably with growth (Ref. 348). Hermaphoditism occurs in some species. Breeding is continuous throughout the year (Ref. 107755). Major and minor spawning peak occurs between December-January and May to June, respectively (Ref. 82297).

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

Hermaphoditism occurs in some species. Breeding is continuous throughout the year (Ref. 107755). Major and minor spawning peak occurs between December-January and May to June, respectively (Ref. 82297).

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

  Harmless

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

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