Gastropoda | Lepetellida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 1 m (Ref. 83435). Tropical; 25°N - 9°N, 87°E - 60°E (Ref. 83435)
Western Central Atlantic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
This species is found in intertidal and offshore coral reefs, particularly on algae, corals and rocky substrates (Ref. 83934).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
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.
Rodríguez-Sevilla, L., R. Vargas and J. Cortés. 2009. (Ref. 83934)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates based on models
): 27 - 28.4, mean 27.7 (based on 255 cells).