Bivalvia | Veneroida
Rosenberg, G. 2009. (Ref. 83435)
Size / Weight / Age
Demersal; depth range 25 - 300 m (Ref. 87801)
Climate / Range
Southwest Atlantic and Southeast Pacific: Chile and Falkland Islands.
This is an infaunal species found on sandy and muddy substrates (Ref. 87801). 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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