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Nassarius arcularia   (Linnaeus, 1758)

cake nassa

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Nassariidae
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Main reference
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 4.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 3.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Environment
Reef-associated; depth range 1 - 110 m (Ref. 101020)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-Pacific and the Mediterranean: from East and South Africa, to western Polynesia; north to Japan and south to central Queensland and New Caledonia.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Sometimes found in local markets (Ref. 349). Shallow subtidal zones (Ref. 349). Most Nassariidae are omnivores and facultative scavengers (Ref. 108572). 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




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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