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Fissurella cumingi   Reeve, 1849

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Fissurellidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 15 m (Ref. 105490).  Subtropical; 16°S - 40°S, 75°W - 70°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific: Peru and Chile.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)