Limacina retroversa (Fleming, 1823)
retrovert pteropod
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Family:  Limacinidae ()
Max. size:  0.3 cm DL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  pelagic; marine; depth range 10 - 95 m
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific, Eastern Indian Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Arctic and the Mediterranean Sea.
Biology:  Oceanic species, but can tolerate neritic conditions (Ref. 7862). Members of the order Thecosomata are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 102997).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 11.12.05
Modified by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 05.11.12
Checked by: Rosenberg, Gary - 12.08.11

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