Bivalvia | Cardiida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pacific Ocean: from the Philippines to Hawaii and eastern Polynesia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 9.3 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 348); common length : 7.0 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 348)
Occurs at the low tide mark (Ref. 348). Also at shallow lagoons, among rubble, sand, and fringing reef.
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.
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 348)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)