Bivalvia | Cardiida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic, usually 0 - 20 m (Ref. 75831). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found in intertidal areas in sand and mud (Ref. 75831); also in subtidal areas (Ref. 2925).
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.
Springsteen, F.J. and F.M. Leobrera. 1986. (Ref. 821)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 21.4 - 29.1, mean 28 (based on 476 cells).