Bivalvia | Veneroida
Alves, F., L. Chicharo, A. Nogueira and J. Regala. 2003. (Ref. 2851)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 7 - 14 m (Ref. 2851)
Climate / Range
Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
Depth based on occurrence (Ref. 2851, p. 719); to be replaced with better reference. Maximum depth from Ref. 2789. Found in soft bottom areas (Ref. 2789) and sandbanks; in clean, fine to medium-grained sand (Ref. 96352); at a depth range of 11 to 28 (Refs. 2789, 96352). A microvore that feeds on organic detritus (Ref. 96352). 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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