Bivalvia | Ostreida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2922)
Mid-littoral to a few meters. Found attached to the undersides of limestone rocks and dead coral blocks on silty sand. Depth estimate based on ecology (Ref. 63396).
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.
Oliver, P.G., A.M. Holmes, I.J. Killeen, J.M. Light and H. Wood. 2004. (Ref. 2922)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)