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Velutina velutina   (Müller, 1776)

smooth lamellaria

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Velutinidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 2 - 120 m (Ref. 83435).  Temperate; 82°N - 42°N, 110°E - 0°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Pacific, Northern Atlantic, Arctic and the Mediterranean Sea: North Sea; Alaska, Canadian Arctic Archipelago, south to central California. Climate: polar to subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.8 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on rocks in shallow waters to 20 m depth. Typically associated with the solitary stalked tunicate, Styela gibbsii (Ref. 95344). Members of the order Neotaenioglossa 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).

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

Members of the order Neotaenioglossa are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Jennings, S., J. Lancaster, A. Woolmer and J. Cotter. 1999. (Ref. 3123)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown