Gastropoda | Littorinimorpha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 9 m (Ref. 83435). Tropical; 32°N - 9°S, 90°W - 60°E
Western Atlantic: North America.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.0 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
This species is found in offshore, supra- and intertidal coral reefs, particularly on rock and wood habitats (Ref. 83934).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Neotaenioglossa are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.
Miloslavich, P., J.M. Díaz, E. Klein, J.J. Alvarado, C. Díaz, J. Gobin, E. Escobar-Briones, Motta, J.J. Cruz, E. Weil, J. Cortés, A.C. Bastidas, R. Roberston, F. Zapata, A. Martín, J. Castillo, A. Kazandjian and M. Ortiz. 2010. (Ref. 86671)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 26.6 - 28.2, mean 27.5 (based on 487 cells).