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Gari togata   (Deshayes, 1855)

courtesan sunset clam

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

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Psammobiidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 10.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 7.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 348)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Pacific: from Indonesia to Western Polynesia; north to China and south to northern New South Wales and New Caledonia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Deep burrowing in thick muddy substrates. Commonly forming mixed populations with the greenish glauconmya (Glauconome virens (Linnaeus)), a species with considerable external similarity, but absent from reduced salinity areas of estuaries (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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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