Bivalvia | Veneroida | Mactridae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 4.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: from East and South China Seas to Indonesia and Australia; south to northern New South Wales.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Found in intertidal areas in mud (Ref. 75831). 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
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)