Gastropoda | Anaspidea
Debelius, H. 2001. (Ref. 844)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 6.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 822)
Benthic; depth range 2 - 8 m (Ref. 108348)
Climate / Range
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.
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).
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)