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Xanthochorus cassidiformis   (Blainville, 1832)

orange whelk

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

Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Muricidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Servicio Nacional de Pesca y Acuicultura. 2011. (Ref. 90098)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic; depth range 2 - 100 m (Ref. 87801)

Climate / Range

Temperate; 8°S - 48°S, 80°W - 70°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific: from Trujillo (Peru) to Golfo de Penas (Chile). Subtropical to temperate.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found on sandy bottoms and silt with shell fragments at depths of 2 to 100 m (Ref. 87801). Carnivorous (Ref. 92798). Egg masses are composed of 3n8 to 112 egg capsules where 325 and 733 embryos develop in the interior of the egg capsule and emerges as planktotrophic larvae. The capsules are attached to hard substrates (Ref. 87801).

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

Price category (Ref. 80766)