Bivalvia | Ostreoida
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 6.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 3.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 348)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: from Myanmar and Indonesia to the Philippines; north to the South China Sea and south to Queensland.
Locally collected for food (Ref. 348). On sandy bottoms with shell debris or coral rubble. Intertidal and shallow subtidal zones (Ref. 348). 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)