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Retusa truncatula   (Bruguiére, 1792)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Cephalaspidea | Retusidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is an epibenthic species (Ref. 95730) that Inhabits shallow estuaries where it burrows in mud or sand in tidal marshes. Feeds on foraminiferans (Ref. 866). Members of the order Cephalaspidea are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Cephalaspidea are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gosliner, T. 1987. (Ref. 866)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown