Bivalvia | Ostreida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Eastern Atlantic and Indo-Pacific: from Cameroon to Angola and from East Africa to Polynesia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmCommon length : 8.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 437)
Intertidal zone; attached to rocks (Ref. 417).
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.
Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 437)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models