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Acanthochitona fascicularis   (Linnaeus, 1767)


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

Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Acanthochitonidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Demersal; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 1878).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.6 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1724)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Substrate consist of red alga Lithophyllum incrustans (Ref. 615, page 105). 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

Avila, S.P. and A. Albergaria. 2002. (Ref. 1724)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 8.9 - 20.1, mean 11.3 (based on 358 cells; Ref. 115970).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown