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Leptochiton medinae   (Plate, 1899)

small pale sea cradle

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Leptochiton medinae   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Polyplacophora | Lepidopleurida | Leptochitonidae
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Main reference
Kaas, P. and R.A. van Belle. 1985. (Ref. 1875)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1875)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 300 m (Ref. 87801)

Climate / Range
Temperate

Distribution
Southeast Pacific: Argentina and Chile.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Length based on occurrence record; to be replaced with better reference. Known from the intertidal areas to a depth of 300 m. They are found on hard substrates including holdfasts of Macrocystis sp., cobbles, pebbles, and shells lying on silt, under boulders or buried in sand (Ref. 87801). 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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Mass conversion

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