Fasciolaria tephrina De Souza, 2002
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Family:  Fasciolariidae (horse conchs, spindle shells)
Max. size:  28 cm DL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 420 - 480 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Belize.
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. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 12.05.11
Modified by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 05.11.12
Checked by: Rosenberg, Gary - 12.08.11

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