Dentalium gouldii   Dall, 1889


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

Scaphopoda | Dentaliida | Dentaliidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 10 - 76 m (Ref. 1821).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic: USA, Canada, Bermuda to Brazil.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.1 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3441)

Short description Morphology

Shell medium size, white, slightly curved. Six primary ribs extending over entire shell to oral aperture. Striated between ribs. Apical, oral sections hexagonal.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Empty shells were recorded at depths of 47 to 260 m (Ref. 3441). Members of the class Scaphopoda are gonochoric. Fertilization occurs in the mantle cavity. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into free-swimming lecithotrophic trochophore larvae, succeeded by shelled veligers (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the class Scaphopoda are gonochoric. Fertilization occurs in the mantle cavity. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into free-swimming lecithotrophic trochophore larvae, succeeded by shelled veligers.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Steiner, G. and A.R. Kabat. 2004. (Ref. 1821)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown