Bivalvia | Arcida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 5 - 500 m (Ref. 437). Subtropical
Mediterranean, Black Sea and Eastern Central Atlantic: Mediterranean to Madeira.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmCommon length : 7.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 437)
Found at depths of 125 to 200 m (Ref. 2754).
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.
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 437)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 13.2 - 16.4, mean 14.7 (based on 151 cells).