Scaphopoda | Dentaliida
Steiner, G. and A.R. Kabat. 2004. (Ref. 1821)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 17 - 650 m (Ref. 1821)
Climate / Range
Eastern Atlantic; Indo-Pacific: South Africa to New Caledonia and Fiji. Tropical to subtropical climates.
Members of the class Scapophoda 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)
Threat to humans
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