Bivalvia | Ostreida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 8 - 10 m (Ref. 77644). Tropical
Western and Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea: , From Bermuda to Brazil, Dakar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found on shallow sublittoral fringe, perhaps extending to 50 m on rocks. Attached on other bivalves (Ref. 77644).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
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.
MarineSpecies.org. 2050. (Ref. 3477)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates based on models