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Barbatia decussata   (Sowerby, 1833)

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

Bivalvia | Arcoida | Arcidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated, usually 20 - 20 m (Ref. 75831).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Polynesia.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 80041)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found under and between rocks from tidal zone to shallow waters (Ref. 80041). Found in muddy and sandy substrates (Ref. 105057). Restricted to coral reefs, deeply embedded in living or dead coral (Ref. 115333). 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).

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

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Spurgeon, A. 2007. (Ref. 8121)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Price category (Ref. 80766)