Polyplacophora | Lepidopleurida
Gracia, A.C., J.M. Diaz and N.E. Ardilla. 2005. (Ref. 2022)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1875)
Benthic; depth range 300 - 912 m (Ref. 2022)
Climate / Range
Western Central Atlantic: Belize, Colombia and the Caribbean Sea.
Epibiotic, found on submerged wood (Ref. 110502). 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)