Bivalvia | Ostreida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 300 m. Tropical; 20°N - -45°S
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
To be filled.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 25.0 cm ShL male/unsexed; (Ref. )
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.
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates based on models
Low vulnerability (15 of 100).