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Villorita cyprinoides   (Gray, 1825)

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

Bivalvia | Veneroida | Corbiculidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; freshwater; brackish; depth range 1 - 8 m (Ref. 114655).  Tropical; 19°N - 8°N, 73°E - 85°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean: India.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

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).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Madhyastha, A. 2013. (Ref. 105284)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)