Bivalvia | Ostreida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 125 - 200 m (Ref. 2754). Subtropical
Southwest Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea: New Zealand, Turkey and Greece.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
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.
Demir, M. 2003. (Ref. 2754)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates based on models
): 15.3 - 17.4, mean 15.7 (based on 6 cells).