Polyplacophora | Lepidopleurida
Kaas, P. and R.A. van Belle. 1985. (Ref. 1875)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1875)
Benthic; depth range 215 - 2225 m (Ref. 1875)
Climate / Range
Western Central Atlantic: Dominica, USA and Puerto Rico.
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)