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Dendostrea frons   (Linnaeus, 1758)

frond oyster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Dendostrea frons   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS

Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Ostreidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 5.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 104 m (Ref. 83435)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Pacific and Western Atlantic.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Commensal with amphipods (Ref. 82302). Sessile, epibiotic (Ref. 104365). 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


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