Nerita peloronta   Linnaeus, 1758

bleeding tooth

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

Gastropoda | Neritopsina | Neritidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - ? m (Ref. 109264).  Tropical; 32°N - 9°N, 92°E - 60°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.7 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435); common length : 4.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 355)

Short description Morphology

Shell solid, globular, sculpture of strong spiral cords fading out on last whorl. Aperture large, inner lip with 1 to 3 white tooth-like projections, with blood red blotch, outer lip finely crenulated. Colour: shell colour yellowish mottled with red and black.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits rocky coasts in intertidal zones, usually in high-energy environments. Known to exhibit 'homing' behavior, moving in search of shelter during the day and foraging at night (Ref. 355). Members of the order Neritopsina are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the order Neritopsina are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Leal, J.H. 2003. (Ref. 355)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown