Gastropoda | Littorinimorpha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 70 m (Ref. 83435). Temperate; 48°N - 25°N, 97°E - 25°E (Ref. 83435)
Eastern Pacific, Western Atlantic, and the Mediterranean. Introduced in the Northeast Atlantic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
From sublittoral sediments (Ref. 1314). It is a sessile-burrower, suspension feeder (Ref. 96498).
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.
Hill, M., R. Baker, G. Broad, P.J. Chandler, G.H. Coop, J. Ellis, D. Jones, C. Hoyland, I. Laing, M. Longshaw, N. Moore, D. Parrott, D. Pearman, C. Preston, R.M. Smith and R. Waters. 2005. (Ref. 1314)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 9.6 - 25.4, mean 23.5 (based on 362 cells).