Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 30.0 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 271)
Sessile; brackish; depth range 0 - 79 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Diagnostic features: Shell thick and heavy, usually narrow and elongate, but extremely variable in shape. Upper valve flatter, smaller than lower valve; lower valve convex. Shell shape and outline variable. Shell margins undulating straight. Umbones long and curved. Colour: dirty to light grey, internally white with muscle scar deep purple (Ref. 271).
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models