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). 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. 96402)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)