Gastropoda | Archaeogastropoda
RodrÃguez-Sevilla, L., R. Vargas and J. CortÃ©s. 2009. (Ref. 83934)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 1.8 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 1 m (Ref. 83934)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 26°N - 9°N, 92°E - 60°E (Ref. 83435)
Western Atlantic Ocean.
This species is found in intertidal, subtidal and offshore coral reefs, particularly on boulder, coral and rocky habitats (Ref. 83934). 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)
Threat to humans
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