Gastropoda | Lepetellida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 83435). Temperate; 52°S - 55°S, 75°E - 61°E (Ref. 83435)
Western Atlantic and Eastern Pacific: Chile, Argentina and Falkland Islands.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
It is found in lower intertidal areas, in tide pools, rocky substrates and on fronds and holdfasts of brown algae (Ref. 87801). It is also found in forests of Macrocystis pyrifera (Ref. 92889).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Patellogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.
Rosenberg, G. 2009. (Ref. 83435)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 7.1 - 8.2, mean 7.4 (based on 92 cells).