Gastropoda | Neogastropoda
Templado, J. and R. Villanueva. 2010. (Ref. 85339)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 0 - 6 m (Ref. 8031)
Climate / Range
Western Indian Ocean: United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. Introduced to the Mediterranean.
Intertidal (Ref. 105057). In general, members of the family Columbellidae are carnivores (Ref. 67623). 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)
Threat to humans
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