Bivalvia | Ostreida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Northeast Atlantic and Southwest Atlantic: UK, North America and Brazil. Temperate and Tropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found in low mid-littoral beach. Depth estimate based on ecology (Ref. 116722).
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.
The British Flora and Fauna Database. 2007. (Ref. 8593)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models