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Mitra mitra   (Linnaeus, 1758)

episcopal miter

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Mitridae | Mitrinae
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Main reference
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 18.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 14.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 80 m (Ref. 349)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-Pacific.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

One of the best known and most popular species of miter shells (Ref. 349). Lives in shallow waters near coral reefs (Ref. 799). Usually buried during the day and semi-active at the turn of the tide; leaving large tracks when it moves with a partial covering of sand. Most active at night when it crawls upon the sand. Dead shells found on the beaches (Ref. 88739). Members of the order Neogastropoda 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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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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)
Unknown