Lepidozona cooperi   (Dall, 1879)

Cooper's chiton

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

Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Callochitonidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 290).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: Canada, USA and Mexico.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 296)

Short description Morphology

Medium width girdle, with overlapping scales which are flat; larger at the valves and smaller at the margin of the girdle; deeply ridged with fine netlike sculpturing in between these ridges. Lateral areas: 5-8 rows of prominent beading. End valves: Radially beaded in ridges. Color of the valves: Olivaceous or gray; some have dark triangular blotches on the jugum. Girdle: Dark and light gray blotched (Ref. 296).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Depth based on occurrence record; to be replaced with better reference. 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. 296)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 10.4 - 18.2, mean 12.7 (based on 120 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown