Bivalvia | Veneroida
López-Jamar, E., G. González and J. Mejuto. 1986. (Ref. 2778)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 10.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2736)
Benthic; depth range 5 - 25 m (Ref. 2736)
Climate / Range
Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.
Found on fine well sorted sand (Ref. 2780). It is a sessile-burrower, suspension feeder (Ref. 96498). 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
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)