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Lima lima   (Linnaeus, 1758)

spiny fileclam

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

Bivalvia | Limoida | Limidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Demir, M. 2003. (Ref. 2754)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 9.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 80041)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 125 - 200 m (Ref. 2754)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean. Tropical to subtropical climates.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Attached by byssus on the underside of stones or corals in shallow water reef and rocky areas (Ref. 80041). 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

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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