Polyplacophora | Chitonida
Rosenberg, G. 2009. (Ref. 83435)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.7 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Demersal; depth range 20 - 750 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 53°S - 54°S, 65°E - 61°E (Ref. 83435)
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Western Atlantic and Indian Ocean.
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).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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