Bivalvia | Venerida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 6 - 17 m (Ref. 101347). Temperate, preferred 11°C (Ref. 107945)
Northeast Atlantic: European coasts.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Depth range is based on occurrence in France (Ref. 101347); to be replaced with a better reference. Inhabits subtidal sand flats (Ref. 101352).
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.
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models