Bivalvia | Cardiida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 90 m (Ref. 83435). Tropical; 27°C - 28°C (Ref. 87155); 41°N - 28°N, 83°E - 41°W (Ref. 83435)
Easter Central Pacific and Western Central Atlantic: Belize and USA.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.7 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Maximum length is based on maximum reported size from Ref. 083435. Minimum depth from Ref. 104365. Infaunal. Estuarine (Ref. 104365).
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.
Vittor, B.A. 2002. (Ref. 3209)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates based on models
): 19.5 - 24.7, mean 23.7 (based on 136 cells).