Metzgeria californica Dall, 1903
California false spindle
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Family:  Turbinellidae (vase shells)
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Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  East Pacific.
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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: 
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Entered by: Bailly, Nicolas - 11.12.05
Modified by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 02.07.15

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