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Spondylus sinensis   (Schreibers, 1793)

Chinese thorny oyster

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Spondylus sinensis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS

Classification
Bivalvia | Ostreoida | Spondylidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Werner, T.B. and G.R. Allen. 2000. (Ref. 8295)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 10.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 821)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 75831)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Depth range based on occurrence; to be replaced with a better reference. Found in intertidal areas on coral and shell debris (Ref. 75831). 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




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Mass conversion

Internet sources
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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