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Villorita cyprinoides   (Gray, 1825)

black clam
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Corbiculidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Madhyastha, A. 2013. (Ref. 105284)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic; freshwater; brackish; depth range 1 - 8 m (Ref. 114655)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 19°N - 8°N, 73°E - 85°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean: India.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in backwaters (Ref. 98471). Occurs in fine sand, clay and silt just below the surface of soft bottom sediments (Ref. 105318). In general, suspension feeding bivalves mainly depend on phytoplankton and detritus material for nutrition (Ref. 107088).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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