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Volema myristica   (Röding, 1798)

nutmeg melongena

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Volema myristica   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Melongenidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 8.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 7.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Environment

Benthic; brackish

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Pacific: Indonesia to the Philippines.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Length based on occurrence record; to be replaced with better reference. Near bivalve beds on which they feed. Shallow subtidal zones (Ref. 349). Members of the order Neogastropoda 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

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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