Gastropoda | Neogastropoda
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 4.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); max. reported age: 12 years (Ref. 8702)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 349)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: from East Africa, to Melanesia; north to southern Japan, and south to Queensland and New Caledonia.
Locally collected for the food and for the shell (Ref. 349). Common on rocky shores. Shallow subtidal waters (Ref. 349). Members of the order Neogastropoda 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)
Threat to humans
| FisheriesWiki |
Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)