Lepidozona interstincta   (Gould, 1846)

smooth lepidozona

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

Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Callochitonidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 0 - 72 m (Ref. 290).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: Canada, USA and Alaska.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 296)

Short description Morphology

Girdle: scaled, where the scales are larger near the valves progressing down in size to smaller ones near the outer edge. Lateral areas: Not distinctly defined. Surface: smooth, even though it looks smooth to the naked eye, is minutely granulated. Mucro: Anti-median. This chiton highly colored and greatly variable (Ref. 296). Tegmentum color: Variable, mostly uniformly creamy yellow, orange, or reddish brown, or dark olive with whitish and brownish streaks radiating from the apices; some are completely white or black, and some have a combination of colors, often with ultramarine blue (Ref. 290).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Members of the class Polyplacophora are mostly gonochoric. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic planktonic trocophore larvae (no veliger stage) which later metamorphose and settle on the bottom as young adults (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the class Polyplacophora are mostly gonochoric. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic planktonic trocophore larvae (no veliger stage) which later metamorphose and settle on the bottom as young adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Burghardt, G. and L. Burghardt. 2006. (Ref. 296)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 6.9 - 10.7, mean 8.9 (based on 98 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown