Gastropoda | Basommatophora
Environment / Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific: from East Africa to western Polynesia, north to Japan and south to Queensland.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 2.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Occasionally used as food by coastal populations in the Southeast Asian region (Ref. 349). Found on shore rocks at about the mid-tide line (Ref. 799). Grazers (Ref. 99836). Simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833) and monaulic (Ref. 99836). It displays poecilogonony as its reproductive strategy (Ref. 99837).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833) and monaulic (Ref. 99836). It displays poecilogonony as its reproductive strategy (Ref. 99837).
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.2 - 29.3, mean 27.5 (based on 1535 cells; Ref. 115970
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)