Bivalvia | Ostreida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 8 - 60 m (Ref. 83511). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.0 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 83511)
Sublittoral, to depths of around 60 meters, on rocks. Found in substrates composed of mud and dead shells and corals. Also found attached to other living sessile bivalves such as fan shells (Ref. 83511).
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.
Taylor, J.D. and E.A. Glover. 2004. (Ref. 8021)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models