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Tegula atra   (Lesson, 1830)

smooth black trochid

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

Gastropoda | Archaeogastropoda | Trochidae | Tegulinae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rosenberg, G. 2009. (Ref. 83435)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 6.2 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 87801)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 20°S - 56°S, 110°W - 57°W (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: from Sechura Bay to Strait of Magellan, to Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, including Easter and Falkland Islands. Tropical and subtropical.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found on rocky substrates, on or beneath rocks, in crevices, tide pools and on brown algae from the intertidal area to a depth of 10 meters. It feeds on algae (Ref. 87801). 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

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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