Bivalvia | Nuculoida
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 : 1.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Benthic; depth range 106 - 770 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Western Atlantic: Caribbean.
Maximum depth from Ref. 104365. Infaunal (Ref. 104365). 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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