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Lepidopleurus cajetanus   (Poli, 1791)


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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Polyplacophora | Lepidopleurida | Leptochitonidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

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

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: European coast until Israel.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 340)

Short description Morphology

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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

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