Bivalvia | Ostreida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic, usually 0 - 20 m (Ref. 75831). Subtropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found intertidal on rocks (Ref. 53).
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.
Bernard, F.R., Y.Y. Cai and B. Morton. 1993. (Ref. 75831)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 12.4 - 28, mean 24.7 (based on 612 cells).