Polyplacophora | Chitonida
George, J.D. 2012. (Ref. 107862)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 5 - 24 m (Ref. 108356)
Climate / Range
Western Indian Ocean: United Arab Emirates, Persian Gulf.
Intertidal to shallow subtidal, found under stones and dead coral slabs partially buried in coarse sand (Ref. 1726). Most chitons are microphagous feeders that consume fine algae and other organisms they scrape via their radula (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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