Bivalvia | Pectinida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 110 m (Ref. 101348). Subtropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 5.8, range 5 - ? cm Max length : 9.5 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 127143)
Found on coastal waters (Ref. 106874). Discretely motile suspension feeder (Ref. 125928). Peak spawning occurs March to April and July to August (Ref. 127147).
Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming trocophore larvae, succeeded by the bivalve veliger, resembling a miniature clam (Ref. 833).
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 19.5 - 25.6, mean 24.3 (based on 104 cells).