Gastropoda | Neogastropoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 87801). Temperate, preferred 12°C (Ref. 107945); 6°S - 56°S, 81°W - 66°W (Ref. 111805)
Eastern Pacific and Western Atlantic: From Lobos de Afuera Island, Peru to Cape Horn, Chile.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 15.0 cm ShL male/unsexed; (Ref. 356)
It is found on rocky substrates, tidepools and rock crevices from the lower intertidal to a depth of 40 m (Ref. 87801).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Egg masses are composed of 243 to 256 egg capsules, each capsule containing 668 to 14,250 eggs. The capsules are found attached to a substrate by a stalk. Larva emerges from the egg and remains in the water column for a long period of time before settling (Ref. 87801).
Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Aquaculture: production; Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100).