Nucella emarginata   (Deshayes, 1839)

emarginate dogwinkle
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Muricidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic.  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Pacific: Alaska, Canada, USA. Subtropical to boreal.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.8 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)

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).

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

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bright, D.A. and D.V. Ellis. 1990. (Ref. 94096)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown