Gastropoda | Lepetellida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 8 - 65 m (Ref. 101224). Tropical
Western Central Pacific: New Caledonia, Guam and Singapore.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Inhabits wave exposed rocky shores. Feeds on epilithic algae by grazing (Ref. 85382).
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.
Smith, B.D. 2003. (Ref. 3116)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.8 - 29, mean 28 (based on 650 cells).