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Euspira catena   (da Costa, 1778)

chained moon-shell

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Naticidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Benthic; depth range 7 - 9 m (Ref. 2851).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Depth based on occurrence (Ref. 2851, p. 719); to be replaced with better reference. Naticidae are carnivorous prosobranchs which drill holes on their prey such as limpets, barnacles, and other molluscs, especially bivalves (Ref. 833). The species displays poecilogonony as its reproductive strategy (Ref. 99837).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

The species displays poecilogonony as its reproductive strategy.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Alves, F., L. Chicharo, A. Nogueira and J. Regala. 2003. (Ref. 2851)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 9.1 - 19.2, mean 12.3 (based on 547 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown