Favartia peasei (Tryon, 1880)
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Family:  Muricidae (purpuras, murex and rock shells)
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Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: South China Sea.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Few dead and broken shells dredged in 10 m to 30 m off Sunday Island (Ref. 88739). 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 - 27.07.09

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