Gastropoda | Neogastropoda
Rosenberg, G. 2009. (Ref. 83435)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 20.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 250 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 22°S - 41°S, 63°W - 39°W (Ref. 83435)
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Western Atlantic: from Rio de Janeiro to Rio de la Plata, Uruguay.
Found inshore at depths of 10 to 36 m (Ref. 106750). Also found in estuarine area (Ref. 105985). Members of the family Volutidae are mainly predators on bivalves and gastropods (Ref. 106093). Members of the order Neogastropoda 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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