Bivalvia | Arcoida
Spurgeon, A. 2007. (Ref. 8121)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 7.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 80041)
Benthic, usually 20 - 20 m (Ref. 75831)
Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Polynesia.
Found under and between rocks from tidal zone to shallow waters (Ref. 80041). Found in muddy and sandy substrates (Ref. 105057). 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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