Bivalvia | Nuculanida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 189 - 4679 m (Ref. 124199). Polar; 53°S - 77°S, 126°W - 44°W
Southeast Pacific, Antarctic Pacific and Atlantic: from Amundsen Sea north to the Magellan region, Chile and south to Weddell Sea. Subtropical to polar.
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.
Rosenberg, G. 2009. (Ref. 83435)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models