Bivalvia | Myoida
Piepenburg, D., N.V. Chernova, C.F. von Dorrien, J. Gutt, A.V. Neyelov, E. Rachor, L. Saldanha and M.K. Schmid. 1996. (Ref. 2952)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 8.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)
Benthic; depth range 2 - 100 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Arctic, Northern Atlantic and Eastern Pacific.
Maximum depth from Ref. 95344. Suspension feeder; burrows at considerable depths in mixed sand, sandy mud, or gravel substrata from the lower shore to about 70 m (Ref. 3477). Main food and feeding type based on another species of the same Genus; to be replaced with a better reference (Ref. 95774). 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
Very high vulnerability (75 of 100)