Bivalvia | Mytiloida
Harvey-Clark, C. 1997. (Ref. 7726)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 18.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)
Benthic; depth range 5 - 280 m (Ref. 95810)
Climate / Range
Arctic, northern Atlantic and Pacific.
Suspension feeder (Ref. 3477). Aggregates into mussel "mats" by binding gravel and rocks (Ref. 95344). 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
High vulnerability (60 of 100)