Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda
Bright, T.J. 2010. (Ref. 85586)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 10.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 44 m (Ref. 83934)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 28°N - 9°N, 94°E - 60°E (Ref. 83435)
Western Central Atlantic.
Maximum depth from Ref. 109264. This species is found in subtidal, intertidal and offshore coral reefs and reef lagoons, particularly on boulders, coral, rubble, rock and sandy habitats (Ref. 83934). Members of the order Patellogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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