Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 13.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 10.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 349)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: from East and South Africa, to Melanesia; north to Japan, and south to New South Wales.
Occasional bycatch (Ref. 349). Low tide fringe. Common in shallow water. Occurs at the low tide mark (Ref. 349). In general, members of the family Ficidae are carnivores (Ref. 67623). Members of the order Neotaenioglossa are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (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)