Harpa harpa   (Linnaeus, 1758)

true harp
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South Africa country information

Common names:
Occurence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: never/rarely | Ref:
Regulations: no regulations | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments:
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/sf.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurences: Occurence Point map
Main Ref: Poutiers, J.M., 1998
National Database:

Common names from other countries

Harpe noble, ... more

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 7.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range

Benthic; depth range 0 - 13 m (Ref. 101220)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: from East and South Africa, to eastern Polynesia; north to Japan and Hawaii, and south to New Caledonia.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Length based on occurrence record; to be replaced with better reference. Minimum depth assumed from its ecology. Lower intertidal fringe and sublittoral to shelf zones (Ref. 349). 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 (Ref. 123251)

  Not Evaluated 

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)