Gastropoda | Littorinimorpha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish. Tropical; 35°N - 31°S, 30°E - 147°W
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Uncommon. Found on mangrove trees (Ref. 2925). Members of the family Littorinidae are herbivores, feeding on algae which they graze with a powerful radula (Ref. 349). Feeds on plant material, mainly cork cells, as well as fungal hyphae and spores (Ref. 108667).
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.
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
): 25.9 - 29.3, mean 28.6 (based on 2402 cells).