Benthocardiella chathamensis Powell, 1933
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Family:  Condylocardiidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: New Zealand.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  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 (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: SeaLifeBase Team, - 23.08.07
Modified by: SeaLifeBase Team, - 23.08.07

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