Bivalvia | Ostreoida
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 8.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. )
Demersal; depth range 0 - 300 m
Climate / Range
Southwest Pacific: New Zealand.
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
FAO(fisheries: production) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)