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Sinustrombus taurus   (Reeve, 1857)

bull conch

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Sinustrombus taurus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Strombidae
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Main reference
Smith, B.D. 2003. (Ref. 3116)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 12.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 101344)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 9 - 15 m (Ref. 113278)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 4°N - 20°N, 144°E - 173°E

Distribution
Western Central Pacific: Guam, Marianas Is. and Marshall Is.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Depth range is based on occurrence in Marshall Islands (Ref. 113278); to be replaced with a better reference. Found on lagoon sand flats (Ref. 113278). Strombids are mostly herbivores (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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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