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Gafrarium tumidum   Röding, 1798

tumid venus

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Veneridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 4.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 3.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 348), usually 0 - 30 m (Ref. 75831)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: from India, Sri Lanka, Mauritius and the Seychelles to Melanesia; north to southern Japan and south to Queensland and New Caledonia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in intertidal areas in coarse sand (Ref. 75831). Also in sublittoral zone (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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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