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Martesia striata   (Linnaeus, 1758)

striate martesia

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Myoida | Pholadidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 21 m (Ref. 104365)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Circumglobal distribution in temperate and tropical marine waters.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown