Lepidozona coreanica   (Reeve, 1847)

Korean chiton

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

Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Callochitonidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northwest Pacific: Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Korea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 283)

Short description Morphology

Body oval to elongate; oval in shape; moderately elevated. Valves yellowish brown or greenish in color blotched with dark brown or dark green. Lateral areas distinctly raised and sculptured with low radial ribs, some bifurcating towards the outer margin. Each rib ornamented with medium to large, roundish pustules. Central areas with fine, longitudinally, granosely ridged with twenty to twenty-five ridges per side. Girdle with alternating bands of light yellowish and dark greenish brown color; covered with rather large, slightly bent scales.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found from intertidal to 10 m (Refs. 289, 75835) (Ref. 283). 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. 283)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Estimates of some properties based on models

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