Bivalvia | Myoida
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 110 m (Ref. 78828). Temperate, preferred 8°C (Ref. 107945); 58°N - 23°N, 129°E - 106°W
Pacific Ocean: from Gangwon, South Korea to East Bering Sea, Alaska south to Baja California, Mexico.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmCommon length : 21.2 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 78831)
Buries in a variety of substrates, mud, sand and gravel, along the intertidal zone (Ref. 95344). Simple annual reproductive cycle: gametogenesis begins in September, spawning begins from March to July (Ref. 78828). Sexually mature at 3 years of age, males generally mature earlier and smaller compared to females (Ref. 78828).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Simple annual reproductive cycle: gametogenesis begins in September, spawning begins from March to July.
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO(Aquaculture: production; fisheries: production) | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 5.7 - 20.6, mean 12.1 (based on 518 cells).