Bivalvia | Galeommatida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 101 m (Ref. 104365). Subtropical
Eastern Pacific, Western Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctic and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.3 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)
Minimum depth taken from Ref. 95344. Infaunal (Ref. 104365). Found in the intertidal zone, occupying empty shells, empty pholad holes in crevices and in mussel beds (Ref. 95344).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
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.
Zenetos, A., E. Vardala-Theodorou and C. Alexandrakis. 2005. (Ref. 2684)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 7.3 - 26.4, mean 17.6 (based on 1184 cells).