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Pholas orientalis   Gmelin, 1791

Oriental angel wing

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Bivalvia | Myoida | Pholadidae
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Main reference
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 12.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 9.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

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

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: from Pakistan to the Philippines and Indonesia; north to South China Sea and south to Queensland.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Collected by divers using an iron or wooden paddle-shaped implement or bare hands to dig the animals from their burrows (Ref. 348). Minimum depth range from Ref. 75831. Found in intertidal areas in clay (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




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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