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Nacella deaurata   (Gmelin, 1791)

front topped limpet

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Archaeogastropoda | Nacellidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 96 m (Ref. 83435).  Temperate; 38°S - 55°S, 70°E - 58°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southwest Atlantic, Southeast Pacific and Antarctic Indian Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.1 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 87801. It is found beneath rocks and rock crevices in intertidal areas to a depth of 96 meters (Ref. 87801), and in forests of Macrocystis pyrifera (Ref. 92889). It feeds on microscopic algae (Ref. 87801). Gametogenesis started in February until June, individuals in the developing stage found in July, ripe individuals observed in winter, spring ang early summer (Ref. 93014).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Gametogenesis started in February until June, individuals in the developing stage found in July, ripe individuals observed in winter, spring ang early summer (Ref. 93014).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Nakano, T. and T. Ozawa. 2007. (Ref. 3436)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)