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Paphia textile   (Gmelin, 1791)

textile venus

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Bivalvia | Veneroida | Veneridae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 8.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 348), usually 0 - 20 m (Ref. 75831)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea: from eastern Africa to Papua New Guinea; north to the South China Sea and south to Indonesia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Commonly collected for food with other Tapes and Paphia species (Ref. 348). Found in intertidal areas in sand and mud (Ref. 75831). 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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References
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)
Medium