Ischnochiton erythronotus (Adams, 1845)
multihued chiton
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Family:  Callochitonidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 10 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Colombia.
Biology:  Epibiotic (Ref. 110502). Intertidal to sublittoral, under stones (Ref. 2022). Members of the class Polyplacophora are mostly gonochoric. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic planktonic trocophore larvae (no veliger stage) which later metamorphose and settle on the bottom as young adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
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Entered by: Pauly, Daniel - 11.12.05
Modified by: Amarga, Ace Kevin - 23.11.11
Checked by: Cort├ęs, Jorge - 23.11.11

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