Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 6.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 349)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: from the Andaman Sea to Micronesia and Melanesia; north to southern Japan and south to northern coasts of Australia.
Shell frequently used to make decorative items (Ref. 349). Sometimes associated with sparse algae. Often occurring in colonies (Ref. 349). Dead shells found on the beaches (Ref. 88739). Members of the order Neotaenioglossa are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)