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Venerupsis aurea   (Gmelin, 1791)

smooth butter clam
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Veneridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic, Africa-Inland water and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Species has a chromosome numbers of 19 (Ref. 2787). Found in lagoons but can also live in open marine conditions or strong marine affinities (Ref. 2821). Species having a 5 years lifespan (Ref. 2823).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Species having a 5 years lifespan.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 2003. (Ref. 538)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses

Fisheries: highly commercial; aquaculture: commercial
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Reproduction
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Spawning
Fecundity
Eggs
Egg development
Age/Size
Growth
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Length-length
Morphology
Larvae
Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium