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Lottia limatula   (Carpenter, 1864)

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

Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Lottiidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal.  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: Canada.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in high intertidal zones. Grazing occurs at high tide on microscopic and macroscopic encrusting algae. Sessile when the tide is out. Preyed on by the sea star, Pisaster ochraceus; demonstrates an avoidance response to the presence of sea stars. Also preyed on by shore crabs, P. crassipes (Ref. 310). Reproduction: Occurs in winter; Spawning olive-green eggs occurs in January, February, April, and October. Recruitment occurs shortly thereafter (Ref. 310).

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

Reproduction: Occurs in winter; Spawning olive-green eggs occurs in January, February, April, and October. Recruitment occurs shortly thereafter (Ref. 310).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Anonymous. 2001. (Ref. 310)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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