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Gastropteron vespertilium   Gosliner & Armes, 1984

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

Gastropoda | Cephalaspidea | Gastropteridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 0 m (Ref. 83435).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic: USA and Canada.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.5 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Members of the order Cephalaspidea are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the order Cephalaspidea are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Turgeon, D.D., J.F. Quinn Jr., A.E. Bogan, E.V. Coan, F.G. Hochberg, W.G. Lyons, P.M. Mikkelsen, R.J. Neves, C.F.E. Roper, G. Rosenberg, B. Roth, A. Scheltema, F.G. Thompson, M. Vecchione and J.D. Willams. 1998. (Ref. 1667)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown