Polyplacophora | Lepidopleurida
Kaas, P. and R.A. van Belle. 1985. (Ref. 1875)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1875)
Demersal; depth range 0 - 458 m (Ref. 1875)
Climate / Range
Pacific Ocean: Japan and northwest USA.
Depth and length based on occurrence record; to be replaced with better reference. Found from intertidal to 458 m (Ref. 75835). 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)