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Stramonita haemastoma   (Linnaeus, 1767)

red-mouthed rock shell

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Stramonita haemastoma   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Muricidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Leal, J.H. 2003. (Ref. 355)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 8.0 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435); common length : 8.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 355)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 538 m (Ref. 83435)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 37°N - 4°N, 97°E - 51°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.

Short description

Shell solid, elongate. Shell sculpture of fine spiral lines with weak axial growth lines. Last whorls sometimes with nodules on shoulder. Colour: variable, light grey, yellowish, or tan, usually mottled or checkered with darker brown, greyish, or orange marks.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

On all kinds of hard substrates, intertidal to subtidal. Diet: oyster and mussel beds (Ref. 355). Common on subtidal rocks (Ref. 438 and 417). The species displays poecilogonony as its reproductive strategy (Ref. 99837).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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