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Glycymeris reevei   (Mayer, 1868)

Reeve's bittersweet

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

Bivalvia | Arcoida | Glycymerididae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 4.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 5 - 50 m (Ref. 348)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: from Indonesia to Tonga Islands, north to Japan, and south to central Queensland and New Caledonia.

Short description

Shell rounded-subquadrate in outline, moderately inflated, slightly inequilateral, with rounded anterior and obtusely pointed posterior margin. Umbones not very prominent, slightly opisthogyrate and in front of midline of valves. External sculpture weak, with very low, rounded radial undulations and fine grooves, crossed by numerous, small concentric marks. Periostracum conspicuous, densely set with fine and short, dark brown hair. Colour: outside of shell brown, with irregular whitish flecks on the umbones and posterior third of valves. Posterodorsal margin often more or less tinged blackish brown. Interior white, variably tinged with purplish brown posteriorly.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

In sublittoral muddy-sand bottoms (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