Limacina helicina   (Phipps, 1774)

helicid pteropod

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

Gastropoda | Thecosomata | Limacinidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 2376).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Cosmopolitan. Tropical to polar.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.2 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found at depths to 100 m (Ref. 2376). Members of the order Thecosomata are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 102997). Spawns during spring/summer and winter (Ref. 114956).

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

Members of the order Thecosomata are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown