Gastropoda | Archaeogastropoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 0 - 382 m (Ref. 83435). Temperate; 51°S - 56°S, 76°E - 57°E (Ref. 83435)
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.3 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
It is found on rocky bottoms and brown algae (Ref. 87801), and in forests of Macrocystis pyrifera (Ref. 92889), from the lower intertidal to a depth of 160 meters (Ref. 87801). Its egg masses composed of up to 1,600 spirally arranged capsules attached to fronds of brown algae, and each capsule contains 1 embryo each which develops within and emerges as a crawling juvenile (Ref. 87801).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Its egg masses composed of up to 1,600 spirally arranged capsules attached to fronds of brown algae, and each capsule contains 1 embryo each which develops within and emerges as a crawling juvenile.
Rosenberg, G. 2009. (Ref. 83435)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 4.8 - 7.8, mean 6.3 (based on 81 cells).