Polyplacophora | Chitonida
Avila, S.P. and A. Albergaria. 2002. (Ref. 1724)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 0.8 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1724)
Demersal; depth range 0 - 14 m (Ref. 1724)
Climate / Range
Temperate; 40°N - 36°N, 31°W - 25°W
Northeast Atlantic: Azores Island.
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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)