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Modulus modulus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Modulidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Bright, T.J. 2010. (Ref. 85586)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.7 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Environment
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 105 m (Ref. 109264)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 35°N - 28°S, 98°E - 34°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution
Western Atlantic and Eastern Pacific.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species is found in offshore, supra- and intertidal cienaga facies, coral reefs, mangroves, drift and reef lagoons, particularly on ascidian, boulder, coral, gravel, mud, rock, sand and seagrass habitats (Ref. 83934). The species displays poecilogonony as its reproductive strategy (Ref. 99837).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown