Bivalvia | Ostreoida
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 356), usually 2 - 80 m (Ref. 75831). Temperate, preferred 17°C (Ref. 107945); 56°N - 35°N, 127°E - 151°E
Northwest Pacific: from the Sea of Japan (North and South Korea and Russia) to Pacific coast of Japan (35Â°N) to the Sea of Okhotsk, southern Sakhalin and southern Kuril Islands. Introduced in Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 25.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. )
Occurs on sandy, silty and muddy bottoms. Suspension feeder (Ref. 106923). Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833). Spring (Ref. 106788).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: commercial; aquaculture: commercial
FAO(Aquaculture: production, fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 1 - 18.5, mean 5.1 (based on 470 cells).
Low vulnerability (15 of 100)