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Nuttallina californica   (Reeve, 1847)


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

Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Callochitonidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal.  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northwest Atlantic and Eastern Pacific: USA and Mexico.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 296)

Short description Morphology

Girdle: Medium wide; sandy, fleshy and thickly covered with bristles. Murco: Highly posterior. Central areas: Granulose cross ribbing with those cross ribs coming from the jugal area heavier until they meet midway the heavier cross ribs coming from the lateral areas. Lateral areas: Broad-ribbed. Color of valves: Black with occasional white stripe down sides of dorsal ridge. Color of girdle: Cream with reddish brown hairs and granular (Ref. 296).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Habitat: Intertidal (Ref. 289); found in mid to high tide zones from Puget Sound to Mexico on rocks, in crevices or among barnacles and mussels (Ref. 312). Occurs from mid to high tide mark. Members of the class Polyplacophora are mostly gonochoric. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic planktonic trocophore larvae (no veliger stage) which later metamorphose and settle on the bottom as young adults (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the class Polyplacophora are mostly gonochoric. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic planktonic trocophore larvae (no veliger stage) which later metamorphose and settle on the bottom as young adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Burghardt, G. and L. Burghardt. 2006. (Ref. 296)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown