Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa
Leal, J.H. 2003. (Ref. 355)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 23.1 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435); common length : 16.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 355)
Benthic; depth range 2 - 55 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 34°N - 21°S, 94°E - 29°E (Ref. 83435)
Shell of medium size, shape extremely variabe, sculpture of projecting nodules on shoulder. Aperture flared in mature specimens, sometimes with very thick lip. Colour: internal shell white, sometimes glazed or metallic-like; shell externally cream to brown, frequently flecked with other hues.
Maximum depth from Ref. 109264. Lives on sand in meadows of seagrass or, less frequently, brown algae (Ref. 355). Development includes a long-lasting, planktotrophic stage (Ref. 355).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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