Bivalvia | Veneroida | Veneridae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 6.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 348)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea, to Papua New Guinea; north to Japan and south to New South Wales.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Maximum depth from Ref. 75831. Found in intertidal areas in mud (Ref. 75831). Intertidal to sublittoral (Ref. 345). Hermaphroditism may also occur in some species (Ref. 107939). 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. 96402)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)