Gastropoda | Littorinimorpha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 1 - 7 m (Ref. 107851). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Rare on intertidal reefs (Ref. 337). Found inshore (Ref. 107694). Members of the family Littorinidae are herbivores, feeding on algae which they graze with a powerful radula (Ref. 349). Seen sheltering in rock cracks (Ref. 125338).
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.
Brook, F.J. 1998. (Ref. 337)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.3 - 29.3, mean 28.3 (based on 3185 cells).