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Tectus pyramis   (Born, 1778)

pyramid top

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

Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Archaeogastropoda | Trochidae

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 : 8.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 349)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 38°N - 30°S, 42°E - 168°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: from Madagascar, India, Sri Lanka, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, and Christmas Island, to the entire Southeast Asia and Australia, east to American Samoa, and north to Japan and China.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Abundant in rocky shore habitats. Also found in shallow subtidal zones (Ref. 349). Members of the order Archaeogastropoda 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

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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