Bivalvia | Veneroida
Raines, B. and M. Huber. 2012. (Ref. 93550)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.8 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93550)
Benthic; depth range 15 - 200 m (Ref. 93550)
Climate / Range
Eastern Pacific: Hawaii, Marquesas and Easter islands.
Found on fine sand and mud (Ref. 93550). 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
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