Bivalvia | Nuculanida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 50 - 2525 m (Ref. 7659). Polar; 57°S - 78°S, 170°E - 40°W
Antarctic: Antarctica from Ross Sea to Amundsen and Bellingshausen Sea, South Shetland and Weddell Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.3 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7659)
Maximum depth from Ref. 125446.
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.
MarineSpecies.org. 2050. (Ref. 3477)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): -1.9 - 1.4, mean -0.8 (based on 486 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).