Bivalvia | Mytiloida
Demir, M. 2003. (Ref. 2754)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 6.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7859); common length : 3.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7859)
Benthic; depth range 125 - 200 m (Ref. 2754)
Climate / Range
British Isles to Mauritania, West Africa, Mediterranean and Black Sea.
Occurs in the lower eulittoral-sublittoral fringe from lower depths to 110 m (Ref. 7859). Main food and feeding type based on another species of the same Genus; to be replaced with a better reference (Ref. 95810). 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)