Bivalvia | Veneroida
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.5 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 4.0 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific: from East Africa to Polynesia; north to the Philippines and southern China, and south to Queensland and New Caledonia.
Sometimes abundant in intertidal sand flats of sheltered bays (Ref. 348). 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)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)