Aesopus clausiliformis (Kiener, 1834)
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Family:  Columbellidae (dove shells)
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 3 - 4 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Philippines, French Polynesia and New Caledonia.
Biology:  Depth range (exact value is 3.5 m) is based on occurrence in Japan (Ref. 3477); to be replaced with a better reference. 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. (120744)
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 07.10.10
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 01.10.15

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