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Dentalium laqueatum   Verrill, 1885

reticulate tuskshell

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Dentalium laqueatum   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Scaphopoda | Dentaliida | Dentaliidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Steiner, G. and A.R. Kabat. 2004. (Ref. 1821)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3441)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 10 - 900 m (Ref. 1821)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic: USA, Canada, Guyana and Caribbean.

Short description

Shell up to 60 m long, cream, slightly curved, entire surface reticulated by longitudinal, transversal striae. 9 to 12 rounded primary ribs, secondary ones begin early, all reach oral aperture, giving polygonal section. Intercostal spaces concave, Apex polygonal, short notch at convex side (Ref. 3441).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 111279. Members of the class Scaphopoda are gonochoric. Fertilization occurs in the mantle cavity. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into free-swimming lecithotrophic trochophore larvae, succeeded by shelled veligers (Ref. 833).

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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown