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Mopalia ferreirai   Clark, 1991


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Mopalia ferreirai   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Mopaliidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Burghardt, G. and L. Burghardt. 2006. (Ref. 296)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 5.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 296)

Environment

Demersal; depth range 0 - 18 m (Ref. 290)

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: Alaska and USA.

Short description

Valve colors: Rose, violet, light blue, green, yellow, reddish brown, orange or any combination of these. Girdle: Moderate width and is yellowish to light brown in color. Girdle: Has minute spicules interspersed with larger pointed spicules singly or in groups; there are also random coarse bristles bearing many spicules (Ref. 296).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Depth based on occurrence record; to be replaced with better reference. Usually found on the bottom of large rocks (Ref. 290). Members of the class Polyplacophora are mostly gonochoric. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic planktonic trocophore larvae (no veliger stage) which later metamorphose and settle on the bottom as young adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown