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Scutus unguis   (Linnaeus, 1758)

black keyhole limpet

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Scutus unguis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Fissurellidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Smith, B.D. 2003. (Ref. 3116)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age

Environment
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 75835)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Western Pacific.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in intertidal rocky shores and coral reefs (Ref. 85382). Also found in intertidal to 10 m, on rubble (Ref. 75835). 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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown