Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda
Rodríguez-Sevilla, L., R. Vargas and J. Cortés. 2009. (Ref. 83934)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 0.5 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Reef-associated; depth range 2 - 2 m (Ref. 109264)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 20°N - 9°N, 90°E - 64°E (Ref. 83435)
Western Central Atlantic.
This species is found in offshore coral reefs and cienaga facies, particularly on coral, gravel, sand and seagrass (Ref. 83934). Members of the order Patellogastropoda 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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