Clithon oualaniensis (Lesson, 1831)
Guamanian nerite
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Family:  Neritidae (nerites)
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Environment:  benthic; brackish; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic and Western Pacific.
Biology:  Common in estuaries (Ref. 2925). Inhabits muddy sandflats and seagrass areas (Ref. 85382), also on seaweed in bays (Ref. 75835). Found at mangroves in Hong Kong (Ref. 112938). Also found in sandy shore, near the vicinity of the depression formed during low tides to avoid desiccation (Ref. 125338).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 05.03.07
Modified by: Li, Cheuk Wing - 11.12.19

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