Bivalvia | Veneroida
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 7.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 348), usually 0 - 20 m (Ref. 75831)
Climate / Range
Western Pacific: from the Malay Peninsula to the Philippines; north to Japan and south to northern New South Wales.
Collected locally for food in southeast Asian countries where the species is common (Ref. 348). Found in intertidal areas in sand (Ref. 75831). Occurs at low tide mark (Ref. 799). 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)