Bivalvia | Ostreida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 300 m (Ref. 356). Tropical, preferred 28°C (Ref. 107945); 26°N - 5°N, 64°E - 94°E
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 20.9 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 96220); max. reported age: 4 years (Ref. 8702)
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
FAO - Aquaculture: production; | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates based on models
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=0.35-1.8; tmax=4).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).