Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Vermetidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 3.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: most common in the central part of the area. Distribution imperfectly known.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Occasionally collected by native populations in the tropical Pacific (Ref. 349). Common on rocky substrates. Shallow subtidal zones. Mucous-feeding species (Ref. 349). Members of the order Neotaenioglossa 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)