Gastropoda | Cephalaspidea
Environment / Climate / Range
Western Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
This is an epibenthic species (Ref. 95730) that Inhabits shallow estuaries where it burrows in mud or sand in tidal marshes. Feeds on foraminiferans (Ref. 866). Members of the order Cephalaspidea are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Cephalaspidea are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites.
Gosliner, T. 1987. (Ref. 866)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 7.3 - 16.3, mean 10.6 (based on 550 cells).