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Ischnochiton boninensis   Bergenhayn, 1933

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Ischnochitonidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Burghardt, G. and L. Burghardt. 2006. (Ref. 283)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 3.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 283)

Environment

Demersal

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northwest Pacific: Japan, China, Taiwan, and Korea.

Short description

Body elongate, oval in shape; moderately elevated. Valves olive to blackish green; mostly blotched or streaked with dirty white or light pink. Valves sculptured with about fifty bifurcating, flat, radiating riblets, separated by very fine grooves. Girdle covered with small scales and grayish brown in color, often with yellowish blotches or bands.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in gravely shores (Ref. 289). Found from intertidal to 5 m, on rocks among gravel (Ref. 75835). Members of the class Polyplacophora are mostly gonochoric. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic planktonic trocophore larvae (no veliger stage) which later metamorphose and settle on the bottom as young adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown