Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda
Kirkendale, L.A. and C.P. Meyer. 2004. (Ref. 7991)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 2.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 60 m (Ref. 83435)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 27°C - 28°C (Ref. 87155); 32°N - 9°N, 97°E - 0°W (Ref. 83435)
Western Central Atlantic.
Maximum length is based on maximum reported size from Ref. 083435 Known from coral reefs, intertidal and offshore areas; on rocky substrates (Ref. 83934) and offshore banks (Ref. 109264). 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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