Polyplacophora | Chitonida
Blackmore, G. 2001. (Ref. 81522)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Western Pacific: Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Japan Sea.
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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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