Bivalvia | Myoida
Soong, K., Y.-S. Shiau and C.-P. Chen. 1999. (Ref. 815)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 10 - 15 m (Ref. 815)
Climate / Range
Northwest Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific: Taiwan, China, Australia and USA.
Method: shrimp boat using bottom trawlers (Ref. 815). Sandy and muddy Bottom (Ref. 815). 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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