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Littorina scabra   (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Littorinidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 4.4 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 3.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Environment

Benthic; brackish

Climate / Range

Tropical; 35°N - 31°S, 30°E - 134°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific.

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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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