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Fissurella cumingi   Reeve, 1849

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Fissurellidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Servicio Nacional de Pesca y Acuicultura. 2011. (Ref. 90098)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 15 m (Ref. 105490)

Climate / Range

Subtropical; 16°S - 40°S, 75°W - 70°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific: Peru and Chile.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in the lowermost intertidal zone and immediate subtidal zone to 15 m on upper surfaces of rocks. In deep tide pools at low tide (Ref. 105490). Inhabits sublittoral rocky zone (Refs. 106267, 106270). Found on matrices of the tunicate Pyura praeputialis (Ref. 66198). Members of the Family Fissurellidae are herbivorous, grazing on algae (Ref. 104247). Members of the order Patellogastropoda 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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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