Bivalvia | Ostreoida
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 25.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. )
Benthic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 356), usually 2 - 80 m (Ref. 75831)
Climate / Range
Temperate; 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.
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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: commercial; aquaculture: commercial
FAO(Aquaculture: production, fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (15 of 100)