Gastropoda | Neogastropoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 83435). Temperate; 35°S - 55°S, 77°E - 52°E (Ref. 83435)
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 20.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
It is found on sandy, cobble, shell debris and mussel beds substrates at depths of 0 to 200 m (Ref. 87801). On mixed bottoms of gravel and mud or sand (Ref. 106720). The spawn is composed of a single large spherical egg capsule wherein 6 to 12 embryos develop within and emerges as crawling juveniles. It is attached by the base to rocks or shells. Direct development (Ref. 87801).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
The spawn is composed of a single large spherical egg capsule wherein 6 to 12 embryos develop within and emerges as crawling juveniles. It is attached by the base to rocks or shells. Direct development.
Rosenberg, G. 2009. (Ref. 83435)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 5.9 - 14.6, mean 8.6 (based on 272 cells).