Inarticulata | Lingulida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 34 - 200 m (Ref. 1456). Tropical
Eastern Central Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Minimum depth from Ref. 99240. Benthic, intertidal, marine, shallow subtidal (Ref. 1456). Filter-feeder (Ref. 68823). Occurs in and burrows in sandy silt sparsely covered with seaweeds (Ref. 108067). Members of the phylum Brachiopoda are gonochoric. Eggs are shed into the water and fertilized at the time of spawning. Life cycle: Eggs develop into free-swimming larvae which later metamorphose into adult (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the phylum Brachiopoda are gonochoric. Eggs are shed into the water and fertilized at the time of spawning. Life cycle: Eggs develop into free-swimming larvae which later metamorphose into adult.
Australian Biological Resources Study. 2000. (Ref. 1456)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 9.6 - 27.9, mean 22.3 (based on 1273 cells).