Bivalvia | Nuculoida
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 3.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7659)
Benthic; depth range 36 - 380 m (Ref. 7659)
Climate / Range
Eastern Pacific, Southwest Atlantic and the Antarctic.
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
High vulnerability (60 of 100)