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Rapana rapiformis   (Born, 1778)

turnish shaped rapa

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Rapana rapiformis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS

Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Muricidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 15.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 10.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 349)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: from Madagascar and Sri Lanka to Melanesia; north to Japan and south to New Caledonia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Reasonably common in shrimp trawls (Ref. 349). Found offshore (Ref. 799). Voracious carnivore (Ref. 108591). 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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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