Bivalvia | Pectinida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 215 m (Ref. 2754). Subtropical
Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black Sea: Portugal to Morocco.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.7 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 125140)
Minimum depth range from Ref. 78075.
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.
Demir, M. 2003. (Ref. 2754)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 13.3 - 19.7, mean 15.6 (based on 166 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).