Bivalvia | Veneroida
McLachlan, A. 1974. (Ref. 97436)
Size / Weight / Age
max. reported age: 6 years (Ref. 8702)
Climate / Range
Western Indian Ocean: Tanzania to South Africa.
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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