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Nerita peloronta   Linnaeus, 1758

bleeding tooth

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

Gastropoda | Neritopsina | Neritidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Leal, J.H. 2003. (Ref. 355)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 4.7 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435); common length : 4.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 355)

Environment

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - ? m (Ref. 109264)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 32°N - 9°N, 92°E - 60°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic.

Short description

Shell solid, globular, sculpture of strong spiral cords fading out on last whorl. Aperture large, inner lip with 1 to 3 white tooth-like projections, with blood red blotch, outer lip finely crenulated. Colour: shell colour yellowish mottled with red and black.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits rocky coasts in intertidal zones, usually in high-energy environments. Known to exhibit 'homing' behavior, moving in search of shelter during the day and foraging at night (Ref. 355). 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

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown