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Nucella emarginata   (Deshayes, 1839)

emarginate dogwinkle
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Classification
Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Muricidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Bright, D.A. and D.V. Ellis. 1990. (Ref. 94096)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 2.8 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)

Environment
Benthic

Climate / Range
Temperate

Distribution
Northeast Pacific: Alaska, Canada, USA. Subtropical to boreal.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on semi-protected and exposed rocky beaches. Feeds on mussels (Ref. 95344). 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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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown