Pleurotomella simillima Thiele, 1912
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Family:  Turridae (turrids)
Max. size:  1.1 cm DL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 350 - 385 m
Distribution:  Antarctic and Southwest Pacific: Antarctica, Kerguelen and Macquarie Island.
Biology:  Depth based on occurrence record; to be replaced with a better reference. 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)
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Entered by: Tucker, John - 19.07.07
Modified by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 05.11.12
Checked by: Rosenberg, Gary - 12.08.11

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