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Stenoplax petaloides   (Gould, 1846)

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Classification
Polyplacophora | Chitonida | Callochitonidae
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Main reference
Burghardt, G. and L. Burghardt. 2006. (Ref. 283)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 0.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 283)

Environment
Demersal

Climate / Range
Tropical; 25°N - 18°N, 170°W - 154°W

Distribution
Eastern Central Pacific: Hawaiian Islands.
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Short description
Body elongate, oval in shape; moderately elevated. Valve whitish to very light beige with a pattern of dark streaks, splotches of orange-red and scattered, round, bright, ultramarine spots; sometimes completely white or bluish-black, bluish-black with a white stripe along the dorsal or have a zebra stripe pattern of alternating pinkish and reddish-brown bands. Girdle moderate wide; whitish in color, irregularly blotched with light to dark green, covered with small, overlapping scales.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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

  Harmless




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Mass conversion

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