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Stenoplax floridana   (Pilsbry, 1892)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Callochitonidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

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

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: USA.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 281)

Short description Morphology

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).

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

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

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