Gastropoda | Cephalaspidea
Debelius, H. 2001. (Ref. 844)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 844)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 165 m (Ref. 107300)
Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific, Southeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Assumed maximum length from Ref. 844. A strictly herbivorous species that is common on rocky reefs (Ref. 844), and always found around soft silt or mud in where it is usually buried (Ref. 866) during the day (Ref. 107294); common in deep rock pools and tidal swimming pools (Ref. 866). Nocturnal. Emerges at night to feed on seaweeds and grasses (Ref. 107294). Members of the order Cephalaspidea are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)