Bivalvia | Veneroida
Gaspar, M.B., M.N. Santos and P. Vasconcelos. 2001. (Ref. 2758)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.1 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2758); common length : 3.5 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2758)
Benthic; depth range 5 - 25 m (Ref. 2758)
Climate / Range
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Depth based on occurrence (Ref. 2758, p. 805); to be replaced with better reference. Minimum depth from Ref. 2703. 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)