Bivalvia | Ostreoida
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 15.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 185 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Eastern Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. Tropical to subtropical.
Maximum depth from Ref. 104365. At the limit between rocks and sandy or gravel bottoms, often attached to rocks. Also inside small rocky caves and crevices or on sandy or calcareous patches adjacent to rocks (Ref. 93548). Species is a simultaneous functional hermaphrodite, with an asychronous pattern of reproduction (Ref. 93548).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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