Tambja verconis   (Basedow & Hedley, 1905)

Verco's nudibranch

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

Gastropoda | Nudibranchia | Polyceridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 7727).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Australia to New Zealand.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 13.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 844)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Assumed maximum length from Ref. 844. Found amongst encrusting communities. Feeds on the green bryozoan Bugula dentata (Ref. 844). Members of the order Nudibranchia are simultaneous hermaphrodites. Mating behavior: Both individuals darts their penis toward each other to induce one to act as a male and the other as the female. The victorious one to penetrate the body wall is the dominant male. Life cycle: Eggs are deposited on a substratum where they develop and hatch into (planktonic) vestigial veliger larval stage and further grow as adults (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the order Nudibranchia are simultaneous hermaphrodites. Mating behavior: Both individuals darts their penis toward each other to induce one to act as a male and the other as the female. The victorious one to penetrate the body wall is the dominant male. Life cycle: Eggs are deposited on a substratum where they develop and hatch into (planktonic) vestigial veliger larval stage and further grow as adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Debelius, H. 2001. (Ref. 844)

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