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Spondylus butleri   Reeve, 1856

Butler's thorny oyster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Spondylus butleri   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Spondylidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 10.0 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 8.0 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 348)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Pacific: Probably also in the Indian Ocean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Attached to rocks or dead corals. Littoral and sublittoral (Ref. 348). 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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown