Bivalvia | Veneroida
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
Size / Weight / Age
max. reported age: 12 years (Ref. 8702)
Benthic; depth range 18 - 36 m (Ref. 101302)
Climate / Range
Subtropical, preferred 19°C (Ref. 107945)
Northwest Pacific: Japan.
Depth range is based on occurrence in Japan (Ref. 101302); to be replaced with a better reference. 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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