Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda
Smith, B.D. 2003. (Ref. 3116)
Size / Weight / Age
Benthic; depth range 8 - 65 m (Ref. 101224)
Climate / Range
Western Central Pacific: New Caledonia, Guam and Singapore.
Inhabits wave exposed rocky shores. Feeds on epilithic algae by grazing (Ref. 85382). 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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