Latirus nodatus (Gmelin, 1791)
Latirus nodatus
photo by Poppe, Guido and Philippe

Family:  Fasciolariidae (horse conchs, spindle shells)
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine
Distribution:  Central Pacific.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Members of the order Neogastropoda 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: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Dar, Christine - 16.03.07
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 28.09.11

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