Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Climate / Range
Arctic and Northern Atlantic: UK, Svalbard and Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
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).