Bivalvia | Cardiida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish. Tropical
Western Indian Ocean: Tanzania to South Africa.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmmax. reported age: 6 years (Ref. 8702)
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.
McLachlan, A. 1974. (Ref. 97436)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates based on models