Gastropoda | Neogastropoda
SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 27.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Benthic; freshwater; depth range 5 - 200 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 23°S - 42°S, 74°W - 42°W
Southwest Atlantic and Southeast Pacific: From Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to San MatiÃ¡s Gulf, Argentina. In the Pacific it is found in Chile. Tropical to subtropical.
Minimum depth range from Ref. 114570. Voracious predator on bivalves (Ref. 114777). 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models