Bivalvia | Veneroida
Lamb, A., D. Gibbs and C. Gibbs. 2011. (Ref. 93817)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.5 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)
Climate / Range
Northeast Pacific: Gulf of Alaska, Canada, Baja California Sur.
Buries in sand-gravel to depths of 20 cm along high- to mid-intertidal zone, mostly in areas with freshwater seepage (Ref. 95344). 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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