Bivalvia | Cardiida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 25 m (Ref. 2736). Subtropical
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.3 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2736)
Inhabits fine well sorted clean sand (Ref. 2780).
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.
Gusso, C.C., M.F. Gravina and F.R. Maggiore. 2001. (Ref. 2780)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 16.3 - 21.8, mean 19.1 (based on 560 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).