Bivalvia | Adapedonta
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish. Temperate
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Inhabits the subtidal region in soft bottoms of fine to medium-grained sand. Also found in areas influenced by estuarine outflows (Ref. 96507).
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.
Hull, S. 1995. (Ref. 2844)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates based on models