Bivalvia | Myoida
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 3.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 21 m (Ref. 104365)
Climate / Range
Circumglobal distribution in temperate and tropical marine waters.
Found in intertidal areas and shallow water in timber (Ref. 75831). Wood borer (Ref. 104365). Alternating hermaphrodite changing sex with temperature, most individuals becoming female in summer and male in winter. Fertilization external. Free-swimming larval stage of about a month (Ref. 348).
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)