Gastropoda | Neogastropoda
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 7.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 5.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Benthic; depth range 5 - 15 m (Ref. 100441)
Climate / Range
Western Central Pacific: from central Indonesia to Melanesia; north to the Philippines and south to Queensland.
Mainly collected for its shell (Ref. 349). Depth range based on occurrence in Indonesia (Ref. 100441); to be replaced with a better reference. 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)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)