Alectryonella plicatula (Gmelin, 1791)
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Alectryonella plicatula
photo by FAO

Family:  Ostreidae (oysters)
Max. size:  8.4 cm SHL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 5 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Maximum shell height is 12 cm (Ref. 348).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 05 October 2011 Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 28.02.06
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 17.07.20

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