Gastropoda | Heterostropha
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 14 - 33 m (Ref. 107840). Subtropical
Indo-West Pacific. Tropical to subtropical.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 821)
Length based on occurrence data; to be replaced with better reference. Dead shells found on the beaches (Ref. 88739). Found in soft sediment (Ref. 75764). In general, members of the family Architectonicidae are carnivores (Ref. 67623). Members of the order Heterostropha are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Heterostropha are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites.
Springsteen, F.J. and F.M. Leobrera. 1986. (Ref. 821)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 21.2 - 29, mean 28 (based on 230 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)