Bivalvia | Mytiloida
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 20.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 16.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 25 m (Ref. 348), usually 0 - 25 m (Ref. 75831)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: from South China Sea to northern Queensland and Western Australia.
Found in intertidal areas in mud and sand (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)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)