Acesta colombiana (Vokes, 1970)
Acesta colombiana
photo by Coltro, Marcus

Family:  Limidae (file shells)
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: Caribbean.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Depth estimate based on Family. 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: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: SeaLifeBase Team, - 13.08.07
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 28.11.17
Checked by: Rosenberg, Gary - 12.08.11

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