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Mysella bidentata   (Montagu, 1803)

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Lasaeidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

López-Jamar, E., G. González and J. Mejuto. 1986. (Ref. 2778)

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Environment

Benthic; brackish

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Europe.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in estuarine and inshore areas (Ref. 96352) or near-coastal zones in a variety of sediment types but commonly in fine-grained to muddy substrates (Ref. 7882). Usually associated with rich organic sediment (Ref. 96352). Often associated with the brittle star Acrocnida brachiata (Ref. 7882). A subsurface suspension feeder (Ref. 96501), i.e., a microvore that feeds on organic detritus (Ref. 96352). 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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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