Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Lottiidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Nakano, T. and T. Ozawa. 2007. (Ref. 3436)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Northwest Pacific: Hong Kong, Japan and Ryukyu Islands.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
This species occurs in the Saccoctrea zone on sandy bottoms. It is usually found on the shell of S. mordax in Ryukyu Islands and on S. cucullata in Hong Kong, but occasionally also on Crassostrea angulata or on rocks. Vertical distribution ranges from mid to high intertidal zone (Ref. 7989). 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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