Tegula fasciata (Born, 1778)
Silky tegula
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Family:  Tegulidae ()
Max. size:  2.2 cm DL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 90 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic.
Biology:  Maximum depth from Ref. 109264. This species is found in subtidal, intertidal, and offshore cienaga facies, coral reefs, reef lagoons, and mangroves, particularly on algae, boulder, coral, rocky, sand, sand seagrass habitats (Ref. 83934).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 11.12.05
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 14.07.16
Checked by: Rosenberg, Gary - 12.08.11

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