Polyplacophora | Chitonida
Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Southeast Pacific: Probably endemic to Chile.
It is found in intertidal areas on rock walls and crevices (Ref. 87801). 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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