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Littorina scabra   (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Littorinidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; brackish.  Tropical; 35°N - 31°S, 30°E - 134°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.4 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 3.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Abundant on trees and roots, at the seaward edge of mangrove areas, or sometimes on driftwood on sandy shores where mangroves are absent. Rare on sheltered rocks (Ref. 349). Also on wood pilings (Ref. 799). Occurs at the high tide mark (Ref. 349). Gonochoric (Ref. 833). The species displays poecilogonony as its reproductive strategy (Ref. 99837).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Gonochoric (Ref. 833). The species displays poecilogonony as its reproductive strategy (Ref. 99837).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

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