Bivalvia | Ostreoida
Spurgeon, A. 2007. (Ref. 8121)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 263 - 1280 m (Ref. 89380)
Climate / Range
Western Pacific: New Caledonia and New Zealand.
Minimum depth from Ref. 8121. 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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