Bivalvia | Veneroida
Rudnick, D.T., R. Elmgren and J.B. Frithsen. 1985. (Ref. 1233)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.5 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 134 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Western Atlantic Ocean. Temperate to Subtropical.
Maximum depth from Ref. 104365. Found in an estuarine environment. Infaunal (Ref. 104365). 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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