Bivalvia | Myida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 2200 m (Ref. 125119), usually 0 - 36 m (Ref. 125119). Subtropical; 72°N - 16°N, 19°W - 37°E
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Europe. Introduced in Australia (Ref. 74657).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.1 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2736)
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.
Gaspar, M.B., M.N. Santos, P. Vasconcelos and C.C. Monteiro. 2002. (Ref. 2736)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates based on models
): 7.4 - 18.8, mean 10.9 (based on 709 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).