Limatula oliveri Powell, 1958
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Family:  Limidae (file shells)
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 25 - 325 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: New Zealand and Kermadec.
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Biology:  Dead specimens found at depths of 30 to 274 m (Ref. 337). 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. (120744)
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Entered by: SeaLifeBase Team, - 23.08.07
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 24.11.17

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