Bivalvia | Cardiida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 823 m (Ref. 105964). Subtropical
Western Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Inhabits coastal detritic areas (Ref. 2780) On coarse sand, shell gravel and mud (Ref. 105964). An interface feeder (Ref. 96376).
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
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 13.1 - 15.2, mean 14.1 (based on 70 cells).