Bivalvia | Pectinida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 10 - 120 m (Ref. 3446). Subtropical; 21°S - 50°S, 64°W - 42°W (Ref. 3446)
Southwest Atlantic: Brazil and Argentina; Magellan region.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 64.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3446)
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.
Rosenberg, G. 2005. (Ref. 3446)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 9.2 - 21.9, mean 14.2 (based on 98 cells).