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Fabulina fabula   (Gmelin, 1791)

Streaked-shelled tellina
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Bivalvia | Cardiida | Tellinidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; brackish.  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7882)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Species' maximum length from the Belgian part of the North Sea (Ref. 7882). Inhabits fine well-sorted sand (Refs. 2780, 96352). Found mainly near coasts in a wide variety of sediment types. Burrows shallow in fine, muddy-sandy or muddy substrates (Ref. 7882). A microvore that feeds on organic detritus (Ref. 96352).

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

López-Jamar, E., G. González and J. Mejuto. 1986. (Ref. 2778)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766): Unknown.