Polyplacophora | Chitonida
Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 0 - 4 m (Ref. 87801)
Climate / Range
Southeast Pacific: Peru and Chile.
This species is found on and under stones and shells in the intertidal areas to a depth of 4 meters (Ref. 87801). 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)
Threat to humans
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