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Nodilittorina pyramidalis   (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)

pyramidal prickly-winkle

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

Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Littorinidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 6 m (Ref. 100892).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: from the west coast of India to eastern Polynesia; north to Japan and south to southern New South Wales and Norfolk Island; also occurring in Pitcairn and Easter Islands (subspecies pascua).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 2.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in upper intertidal zone and splash area of the supralittoral zone (Ref. 349). Also on rocks near high tide mark (Ref. 799). Common within pits and crevices of complex rock patches (Ref. 100891). 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).

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

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 21.4 - 29.3, mean 28.4 (based on 3263 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown