Bivalvia | Veneroida
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 4.8 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 3.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 348)
Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea: from East and South Africa, to eastern Polynesia; north to Japan and south to Queensland.
Maximum depth from Ref. 75831. Found in intertidal areas in sand (Ref. 75831). Intertidal and shallow sublittoral waters (Ref. 345). 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)