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Placiphorella borealis   Pilsbry, 1893

Boreal veiled chiton
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Classification
Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Mopaliidae
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Main reference
Burghardt, G. and L. Burghardt. 2006. (Ref. 283)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 3.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 289)

Environment
Demersal

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Northwest Pacific: Russia and Japan.
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Short description
Dark brown with whitish along dorsal ridge. Girdle: Wider at anterior; it is brownish in color, densely covered with minute, slender, pointed, yellowish-brown spicules; these are sparsely interspersed with fairly thick, round bristles (Ref. 283).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found from intertidal to subtidal, on rocks (Refs. 289, 75835) (Ref. 289). Members of the class Polyplacophora are mostly gonochoric. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic planktonic trocophore larvae (no veliger stage) which later metamorphose and settle on the bottom as young adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown