Bivalvia | Veneroida
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.
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. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)