Bivalvia | Arcoida
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 4.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 3.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 30 m
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: from India and Sri Lanka to the Philippines and Papua New Guinea; north to Taiwan Province of China and south to Queensland.
On sand and muddy bottoms. Littoral and sublittoral (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 (10 of 100)