Xymenopsis muriciformis   (King & Broderip, 1832)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Muricidae | Trophoninae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 170 m (Ref. 83435).  Temperate; 53°S - 55°S, 71°E - 62°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Chile, Falkland and Argentina.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.8 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 87801. It is found on rocky substrates like gravel, cobble and even on corals, fronds and holdfasts of brown algae (Ref. 87801), like forests of Macrocystis pyrifera (Ref. 92889), from the lower intertidal to a depth of 170 m (Ref. 87801). This species has egg capsules wherein embryos develop completely within them and emerges as crawling juveniles. The capsules are attached to hard substrates like rocks or empty shells (Ref. 87801).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

This species has egg capsules wherein embryos develop completely within them and emerges as crawling juveniles. The capsules are attached to hard substrates like rocks or empty shells (Ref. 87801).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rosenberg, G. 2009. (Ref. 83435)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown