Bivalvia | Veneroida
Rosenberg, G. 2005. (Ref. 3446)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.6 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Benthic; depth range 10 - 100 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Subtropical, preferred 22°C (Ref. 107945); 12°S - 56°S, 76°W - 37°W (Ref. 112047)
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Bahia, Brazil to Mar de Plata, Argentina; Magellan region. Subtropical to temperate.
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