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Natica tigrina   (Röding, 1798)

tiger moon snail

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

Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Naticidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Fischer, W., G. Bianchi and W.B. Scott (eds.). 1981. (Ref. 438)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 4.0 cm male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 3.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 438)

Environment

Demersal; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 349)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Angola. Indo-West Pacific: from the Mascarene Islands and India to Queensland.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Intertidal zone, on sand (Ref. 417). Sometimes in dense populations; also found in shallow subtidal waters; mainly sublittoral (Ref. 349). Members of the order Neotaenioglossa 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

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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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