Bivalvia | Nuculoida
Turgeon, D.D., J.F. Quinn Jr., A.E. Bogan, E.V. Coan, F.G. Hochberg, W.G. Lyons, P.M. Mikkelsen, R.J. Neves, C.F.E. Roper, G. Rosenberg, B. Roth, A. Scheltema, F.G. Thompson, M. Vecchione and J.D. Willams. 1998. (Ref. 1667)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.8 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Benthic; depth range 30 - 80 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 82°N - 42°N, 52°W - 0°W (Ref. 3446)
Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
A subsurface deposit feeder (Ref. 96501). 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
Moderate vulnerability (36 of 100)