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Pholas orientalis   Gmelin, 1791

Oriental angel wing

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Myoida | Pholadidae

Environment / Climate / Range

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

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: from Pakistan to the Philippines and Indonesia; north to South China Sea and south to Queensland.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 12.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 9.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 26 - 29.3, mean 28.6 (based on 2536 cells; Ref. 115970).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown