Bivalvia | Venerida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic. Subtropical; 72°N - 6°N, 18°W - 37°E (Ref. 78075)
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Norway to Senegal and Benin.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 78075)
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.
VLIZ, Flanders Marine Institute. 2005. (Ref. 124)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).