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

Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Muricidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 538 m (Ref. 83435).  Tropical, preferred 25°C (Ref. 107945); 37°N - 4°N, 97°E - 51°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southeast Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.0 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435); common length : 8.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 355)

Short description Morphology

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).

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

The species displays poecilogonony as its reproductive strategy.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

Internet sources

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown