Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 11.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 271)
Benthic; depth range 1 - 11 m (Ref. 104365)
Climate / Range
Shell mussel-shaped, trigonal, thin. Sculpture of fine growth lines. Umbones swollen, not terminal (away from pointed end of shell). Hinge teeth absent. Periostracum heavy, sometimes hair-like. Colour: externally light brown with blush of rose, purple or orange (concentrated on umbones) and purple streaks, but with a white oblique streak in the middle of shell, internally pearly whitish, tinged with rose or purple (Ref. 271).
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models