Gastropoda | Trochida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 3 - 12 m (Ref. 101211). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: from the Andaman Sea to Melanesia; north to southern Japan and south to New Caledonia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 4.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
On rocky shores. Also found in shallow subtidal waters (Ref. 349).
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.
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 25.1 - 29.3, mean 28.7 (based on 2275 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).