Bivalvia | Pectinida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 2 - 300 m (Ref. 114301), usually 60 - 120 m (Ref. 114306). Temperate, preferred 7°C (Ref. 107945); 64°N - 36°N, 179°W - 120°W
Eastern Pacific: From Pribilof Islands, Alaska to Point Sur, California, USA. Temperate to boreal.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 28.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344); max. reported age: 15 years (Ref. 8702)
Found in small depressions on sandy-gravely substrates (Ref. 95344).
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.
Ignell, S. and E. Haynes. 2000. (Ref. 386)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 0.7 - 9.6, mean 5.1 (based on 348 cells).
Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100)