Bivalvia | Pteriomorpha
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 21.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 13.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 348)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: from Thailand to Indonesia; north to Taiwan Province of China and the Philippines, and south to Australia.
Collected for food in Indo-China (Ref. 348). Lying free, with its right valve underneath, in shallow water (Ref. 348). 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 (11 of 100)