Bivalvia | Ostreoida
Zenetos, A., E. Vardala-Theodorou and C. Alexandrakis. 2005. (Ref. 2684)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 168 - 686 m (Ref. 104365)
Climate / Range
Western Central Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea.
Epibiotic (Ref. 104365). 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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