Gastropoda | Nudibranchia
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 55 m (Ref. 83435). Temperate
Atlantic Ocean, Eastern Pacific , Arctic and the Mediterranean Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 822)
Assumed maximum length from Ref. 822. This species is found in infralittoral areas particularly in gulfs and estuaries. It is known as an omnivore, predator and a scavenger. It feeds on planktonic and minute detrital food items through either suspension or deposit feeding (Ref. 87872). This species has separate sexes and are difficult to distinguish externally (Ref. 87872).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
This species has separate sexes and are difficult to distinguish externally.
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)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 5.3 - 13.2, mean 9.6 (based on 636 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)