Polyplacophora | Chitonida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 1 - 6 m (Ref. 99666). Tropical
Eastern Central Pacific: French Polynesia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Depth range is based on occurrence in French Polynesia (Ref. 99666); to be replaced with a better reference. Minimum depth assumed from its ecology. Inhabits shallow subtidal zone (Ref. 99734).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Polyplacophora are mostly gonochoric. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic planktonic trocophore larvae (no veliger stage) which later metamorphose and settle on the bottom as young adults.
Tröndlé, J. and M. Boutet. 2009. (Ref. 87883)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models