Bivalvia | Ostreoida
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 185 m (Ref. 83435). Tropical
Eastern Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. Tropical to subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 15.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
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).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Species is a simultaneous functional hermaphrodite, with an asychronous pattern of reproduction.
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)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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