Bivalvia | Cardiida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 20 - 30 m (Ref. 117184). Tropical; 15°S - 20°S, 176°E - 178°W (Ref. 106696)
Western Central Pacific: Australia, Fiji, New Caledonia and Tonga.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Depth estimate based on Family (Ref. 108635). Known to inhabit deep waters of more than 20 meters (Ref. 117184).
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.
IUCN. 2006. (Ref. 7800)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates based on models