Gastropoda | Trochida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 183 m (Ref. 83934). Tropical; 35°N - 4°N, 94°E - 51°E (Ref. 83435)
Western Atlantic and Eastern Central Pacific. Tropical to polar of northern hemisphere.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.4 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Maximum depth from Ref. 109264. This species is found in intertidal and offshore coral reefs and reef lagoons, particularly on algae, coral, gravel, rubble and sandy habitats (Ref. 83934). Also on seagrass (Ref. 109264).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Patellogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.
Vittor, B.A. 2001. (Ref. 8431)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22 - 28, mean 26.1 (based on 320 cells).