Bivalvia | Mytilida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic. Tropical; 82°N - 19°N, 180°W - 180°E
Eastern Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 9.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)
Inhabit protected areas (Ref. 95344). Main food and feeding type based on another species of the same Genus; to be replaced with a better reference (Ref. 95805). Depth estimate based on ecology (Ref. 116677).
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.
Turgeon, D.D., J.F. Quinn Jr., A.E. Bogan, E.V. Coan, F.G. Hochberg, W.G. Lyons, P.M. Mikkelsen, R.J. Neves, C.F.E. Roper, G. Rosenberg, B. Roth, A. Scheltema, F.G. Thompson, M. Vecchione and J.D. Willams. 1998. (Ref. 1667)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates based on models