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Stenoplax floridana   (Pilsbry, 1892)

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Callochitonidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Burghardt, G. and L. Burghardt. 2006. (Ref. 281)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 3.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 281)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 37 m (Ref. 110502)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: USA.

Short description

Maximum Total Length: 3.8 cm; three times as long as wide. Valves: Strongly arched; colored whitish to whitish-green with markings of olive, blackish olive or gray. Lateral areas: Raised with strongly beaded longitudinal riblets. Central areas: Wavy, longitudinal ribs. Girdle: Marbled with bluish and gray; covered with round, solid, finely striated scales (Ref. 281).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Epibiotic (Ref. 110502). Members of the class Polyplacophora are mostly gonochoric. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic planktonic trocophore larvae (no veliger stage) which later metamorphose and settle on the bottom as young adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown