Bivalvia | Adapedonta
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 5 - 35 m (Ref. 122905). Subtropical; 56°N - 16°S, 18°W - 36°E
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 17.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 109255)
Maximum depth from Ref. 122906. Found in lagoons (Ref. 122905) and estuaries (Ref 122906). Lives buried in sand and/or muddy sand in low intertidal and subtidal zones (Ref. 122904). Found in fine well sorted sand (Ref. 2780). Associated with Zostera marina seagrass beds (Ref. 122906).
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.
Gusso, C.C., M.F. Gravina and F.R. Maggiore. 2001. (Ref. 2780)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models