Bivalvia | Ostreida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 5 m (Ref. 75831). Tropical; 41°N - 5°N, 108°E - 130°E
Western Pacific: Philippines to Taiwan.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Intertidal to subtidal (Ref. 101360). Thrived in a constructed intertidal oyster reef found in a river estuary (Ref. 106882).
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.
Wang, H., X. Guo, G. Zhang and F. Zhang. 2004. (Ref. 76871)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models