Bivalvia | Venerida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 356). Temperate, preferred 5°C (Ref. 107945); 61°N - 37°N, 165°W - 122°W
Eastern Pacific: from southeast Bering Sea and Prince William Sound, Alaska south to Monterey, California, USA.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 13.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)
Buries in substrate to depths of 30 cm along mid- to lower intertidal areas (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.
Lamb, A., D. Gibbs and C. Gibbs. 2011. (Ref. 93817)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 6.1 - 11.5, mean 8.9 (based on 100 cells).