Bivalvia | Myoida
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 7.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 95344)
Climate / Range
Northeast Pacific: Canada, Baja California Sur.
Burrows in soft clay or rock along the intertidal zone. Creates an unusually elongated burrow, like the shape of its shell (Ref. 95344). 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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