Polyplacophora | Chitonida
Peter-Richter, H. 1986. (Ref. 1866)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
A microalgae herbivore (Ref. 96488). Inhabits intertidal flats (Ref. 1866); and rock pools (Ref. 1860). Also inhabits brackish lagoons (Ref. 2779) and found in Zostera marina beds (Ref. 96488). The species displays poecilogonony as its reproductive strategy. Eggs are either demersal or found brooding in the mantle cavity; same stage as hatching (Ref. 99837).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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