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Cerithium litteratum   (Born, 1778)

Stocky cerith

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Cerithium litteratum  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Cerithiidae

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

Benthic; depth range 0 - 88 m (Ref. 83435).  Tropical; 34°N - 21°S, 97°W - 29°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Central Pacific and Western Atlantic: North America.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.4 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species is found in supra-, sub-, and intertidal coral reefs, reef lagoons, and cienaga facies, particularly on algae, boulder, coral, mud, sand, rock, seagrass and shell 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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bright, T.J. 2010. (Ref. 85586)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.6 - 28, mean 26.7 (based on 306 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown