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Placiphorella stimpsoni   (Gould, 1859)

veiled chiton

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Placiphorella stimpsoni   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Mopaliidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Burghardt, G. and L. Burghardt. 2006. (Ref. 283)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 2.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 283)

Environment

Demersal

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northwest Pacific: Japan and Korea.

Short description

Oval shaped; colored dirty white which is irregularly spotted or streaked with pink, brown, bluish-green and black. Girdle: Broadly extended at anterior end; color is creamy yellow to light brown blackish bands. Surface of girdle: Densely covered with minute, drop-shaped, pointed spicules, sparsely interspersed with long, smooth bristles which have long, stout brown or olivaceous spicules (Ref. 283).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found from intertidal to 10 m, 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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