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Smaragdia viridis   (Linnaeus, 1758)

emerald nerite

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neritopsina | Neritidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 2754).  Subtropical; 27°C - 28°C (Ref. 87155); 32°N - 12°N, 94°E - 60°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic Ocean; Mediterranean: Turkey in Mediterranean Sea. Smaragdia viridis var. ex color matonis and Smaragdia viridis var. ex color lineata also in Aegean Sea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.8 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Collected from the sublittoral zone, from low tide up to a depth of 200 m. Minimum depth from Ref. 083435. Maximum length is based on maximum reported size on Ref. 083435. Members of the order Neritopsina 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Neritopsina are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Demir, M. 2003. (Ref. 2754)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown