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Barbatia fusca   (Bruguière, 1789)

almond ark

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Barbatia fusca   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Bivalvia | Arcoida | Arcidae
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Main reference
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 6.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 4.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 25 m (Ref. 2922)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: from East Africa including Madagascar, the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf to Melanesia; north to Japan and south to New Caledonia.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 348. Attached to rocks in coral reef areas, or under stones on muddy bottoms. Littoral and sublittoral (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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown