Pteria avicular   (Holten, 1802)

swift wing oyster
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Bivalvia | Pterioida | Pteriidae
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Taiwan country information

Common names:
Occurence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: never/rarely | Ref:
Regulations: no regulations | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments:
National Checklist: Taiwan
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/tw.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurences: Occurence Point map
Main Ref: Poutiers, J.M., 1998
National Database:

Common names from other countries
Black wing oyster, ... more
Main reference
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 13.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 10.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 348), usually 0 - 10 m (Ref. 75831)
Climate / Range
Tropical
Distribution
Indo-West Pacific from Myanmar to the Philippines; north to Japan and south to northern Australia.
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Biology
    Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)
Byssally attached to colonial coelenterates and other hard substrates. Littoral and sublittoral (Ref. 348). 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. 57073)
Threat to humans
  Harmless
Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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