Parvamussium cancellatum (Smith, 1885)
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Family:  Propeamussiidae ()
Max. size:  2.6 cm DL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 24 - 2910 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Epibiotic (Ref. 104365). 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)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 12.08.11
Modified by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 04.08.16
Checked by: Rosenberg, Gary - 12.08.11

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