Alvania compacta (Carpenter, 1864)
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Family:  Rissoidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine
Distribution:  Northeast Pacific: USA and Canada.
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Biology:  Members of the order Neotaenioglossa 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)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Bailly, Nicolas - 11.12.05
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 11.02.14

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