Bivalvia | Ostreida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 10 - 100 m (Ref. 83435). Tropical; 22°S - 42°S, 62°E - 43°E (Ref. 83435)
Atlantic Ocean and Indo-Pacific.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.2 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.
Rosenberg, G. 2009. (Ref. 83435)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 19.5 - 24.4, mean 22.3 (based on 60 cells).