Bivalvia | Veneroida
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 356)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 35°N - -23°S
To be filled.
Found in the lower-to-middle intertidal zone (Ref. 101474). 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