Gastropoda | Anaspidea
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 2 - 8 m (Ref. 108348). Subtropical; 25°N - 4°N, 88°E - 51°E (Ref. 83435)
Indo-Pacific: South Africa, the Mascarenes to Japan across to the Sea of Cortez, Mexico. Western Atlantic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 822)
Assumed maximum length from Ref. 822. Crawls around rocky areas and walls with good algae coverage (Ref. 822); found in sheltered pools and estuaries (Ref. 866). Lives and feeds on the blue-green algae Lyngbya majuscula (Ref. 108716). Members of the order Anaspidea are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Anaspidea are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites.
Debelius, H. 2001. (Ref. 844)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)