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Nerita albicilla   Linnaeus, 1758

oxpalate nerite

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Nerita albicilla   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Gastropoda | Neritopsina | Neritidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 3.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 2.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); max. reported age: 12 years (Ref. 8702)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 7 m (Ref. 100956)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-Pacific.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Collected for its edible flesh and for its shell in various localities of the area (Ref. 349). Abundant in rocky shores, forming dense colonies in upper mid-tidal pools, on damp and submerged rocks and in crevices. Occurs at the mid tide mark (Ref. 349). Members of the order Neritopsina 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