Bivalvia | Ostreoida
Dijkstra, H.H. and B.A. Marshall. 1997. (Ref. 89006)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 0 - 80 m (Ref. 89006)
Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific: Australia, Lord Howe and Kermadec islands, and New Zealand.
Living at 10 m to 73 m water depth (Ref. 89006). 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models