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Strombus pugilis   Linnaeus, 1758

fighting conch

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Strombus pugilis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Strombidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Benthic; depth range 0 - 55 m (Ref. 83435).  Tropical; 26°N - 28°S, 83°E - 35°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 11.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435); common length : 13.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 355)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Lives on sandy bottoms (Ref. 355). Development includes a long-lasting, planktotrophic stage (Ref. 355).

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

Development includes a long-lasting, planktotrophic stage.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Short description Morphology

Shell solid, with large last whorl and small, pointed spire. Whorls with single row of nodulose spines on periphery; spines larger on last whorl. Anterior and 'stromboid' notches present. Posterior angle of outer lip distinct, projected in posterior direction. Operculum sickle-shaped, animal with elongate foot used for leaping. Colour: variable, from yellowish to light or dark orange, interior of aperture white, anterior end dark purple.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

Alien/Invasive Species database | BHL | BOLD Systems | Check for other websites | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | National databases | PubMed | Scirus | FishBase | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25 - 28, mean 27.2 (based on 208 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium