Bivalvia | Veneroida
Piepenburg, D., N.V. Chernova, C.F. von Dorrien, J. Gutt, A.V. Neyelov, E. Rachor, L. Saldanha and M.K. Schmid. 1996. (Ref. 2952)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 320 m (Ref. 95344)
Climate / Range
Polar; 82°N - 41°N, 72°W - 0°W (Ref. 3446)
Circumboreal; Arctic, Northern Atlantic and the Northeast Pacific: Svalbard, Greenland and the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
Main food and feeding type based on another species of the same genus; to be replaced with a better reference (Ref. 95728). 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
High vulnerability (65 of 100)