Bivalvia | Ostreoida
The British Flora and Fauna Database. 2007. (Ref. 8593)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.5 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Benthic; depth range 5 - 227 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Northeast Atlantic: UK and North America.
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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