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Leptochiton asellus   (Gmelin, 1791)


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

Polyplacophora | Lepidopleurida | Leptochitonidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 250 m (Ref. 1875).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.8 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1875)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Commonly found along the near coastal zone, in fine sand substrates (Ref. 96521) 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

Kaas, P. and R.A. van Belle. 1985. (Ref. 1875)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

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