Bivalvia | Mytilida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 1 - 20 m (Ref. 116669). Temperate
Indo-West Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea: New Zealand and Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
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.
Spurgeon, A. 2007. (Ref. 8121)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models