Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa
Demir, M. 2003. (Ref. 2754)
Size / Weight / Age
max. reported age: 12 years (Ref. 8702)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 2754)
Climate / Range
Western Indian Ocean, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Subtropical to temperate climates.
Collected from the sublittoral zone, from low tide up to a depth of 200 m (Ref. 2754). Minimum depth from Ref. 107290. Occurs at the low tide mark (Ref. 2754). Members of the family Littorinidae are herbivores, feeding on algae which they graze with a powerful radula (Ref. 349). Members of the order Neotaenioglossa are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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