Paradentalium infractum (Odhner, 1913)
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Family:  Dentaliidae ()
Max. size:  3.6 cm DL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 5 - 80 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Members of the class Scaphopoda are gonochoric. Fertilization occurs in the mantle cavity. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into free-swimming lecithotrophic trochophore larvae, succeeded by shelled veligers (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 12.08.11
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 11.10.18
Checked by: Rosenberg, Gary - 12.08.11

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