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Callista chione   (Linnaeus, 1758)

brown venus
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Veneridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gaspar, M.B., M.N. Santos, P. Vasconcelos and C.C. Monteiro. 2002. (Ref. 2736)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 10.1 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2758); max. reported age: 40 years (Ref. 8702)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 10 - 180 m (Ref. 113223)

Climate / Range

Subtropical, preferred 9°C (Ref. 107945); 53°N - 27°N, 32°W - 36°E (Ref. 114316)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

An active suspension feeder (Ref. 96376). Infaunal, found on sandy substrates (Ref. 113223). Members of the class Bivalvia are mostly gonochoric, some are protandric hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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