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Echinolittorina arabica   (El Assal, 1990)

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Littorinidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Williams, S.T. and D.G. Reid. 2004. (Ref. 94157)

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Environment

Benthic; brackish

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indian Ocean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs on a wide range of hard substrata in the uppermost eulittoral zone and low littoral fringe. Found on limestone, beach rock, and concrete sea walls. Also on the trunks and pneumatophores of the mangrove Avicennia and among saltmarsh plants, over firm sand and mud surfaces at low tide (Ref. 82584). Abundant in rock crevices in the littoral fringe (Ref. 102838). Members of the family Littorinidae are herbivores, feeding on algae which they graze with a powerful radula (Ref. 349). 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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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