Bivalvia | Venerida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 25 m (Ref. 83435). Tropical; 23°S - 42°S, 63°E - 44°E (Ref. 83435)
Western Atlantic: From Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to San Antonio Oeste, Argentina.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.1 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
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.
Rosenberg, G. 2009. (Ref. 83435)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates based on models
): 13.6 - 18.8, mean 16.3 (based on 55 cells).