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Lepidopleurus cajetanus   (Poli, 1791)


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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Polyplacophora | Lepidopleurida | Leptochitonidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Burghardt, G. and L. Burghardt. 2006. (Ref. 340)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 2.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 340)

Environment

Demersal; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 2754)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: European coast until Israel.

Short description

Body: elongated; more than twice as long as it is wide. Valves and narrow girdle: Dirty white to light ochre in color. Lateral areas: Highly elevated and marked with concentric ridges. Central areas: Longitudinal chains of granules (Ref. 340).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth based from Ref. 289; to be replaced with a better reference. Intertidal to 40 m (Ref. 289). Supralittoral and mediolittoral zones at depths up to 200 m (Ref. 2754). 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

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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