Gastropoda | Nudibranchia
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Demersal; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 87801). Tropical; 43°S - 46°S, 74°E - 64°E (Ref. 83435)
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic: Chile and Argentina.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 10.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
It is found on rocky substrates or under large stones from the intertidal areas to a depth of 100 m. They feed on yellowish encrusting demosponges (Ref. 87801). Spawning is observed during southern summer and autumn. Egg mass is extremely long, up to 1 meter, white ribbon forming a spiral with up to 20 cm and up to an estimated 1 million eggs (Ref. 87801).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Spawning is observed during southern summer and autumn. Egg mass is extremely long, up to 1 meter, white ribbon forming a spiral with up to 20 cm and up to an estimated 1 million eggs.
Rosenberg, G. 2009. (Ref. 83435)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models