Bivalvia | Venerida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 30 - 50 m (Ref. 83435). Temperate; 5°N - 57°S, 82°W - 63°W
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Chile and Argentina. Subtropical to temperate.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.3 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
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.
Ministero Delle Politiche Agricole Alimentari e Forestali. 2010. (Ref. 86325)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.1 - 14.7, mean 9.9 (based on 42 cells).