Bivalvia | Ostreida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 5 m (Ref. 75831). Tropical; 41°N - 5°N, 108°E - 130°E
Western Pacific: Philippines to Taiwan.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Intertidal to subtidal (Ref. 101360). Thrived in a constructed intertidal oyster reef found in a river estuary (Ref. 106882).
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.
Wang, H., X. Guo, G. Zhang and F. Zhang. 2004. (Ref. 76871)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates based on models
Nutrients: Calcium = 149 [71, 228] mg/100g; Iron = 8.53 [1.95, 15.11] mg/100g; Protein = 9.88 [8.64, 11.12] %; Omega3 = 0.313 [0.202, 0.423] g/100g; Selenium = 61 [50, 72] μg/100g; VitaminA = 0 μg/100g; Zinc = 2.04 [0.56, 3.51] mg/100g (wet weight).