Bivalvia | Adapedonta
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 55 m (Ref. 95344). Temperate, preferred 5°C (Ref. 107945); 61°N - 35°N, 169°W - 120°W
Eastern Pacific and Northwest Atlantic: Alaska, Canada and USA. From Aleutian Islands to Pismo Beach, California.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 18.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)
Typically found along the intertidal zone on surf-exposed beaches with siphon shows exposed on the substrate (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.
Lassuy, D.R. 1989. (Ref. 78181)
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
): 5.6 - 12.6, mean 8.9 (based on 118 cells).