Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 6 m (Ref. 83934). Tropical; 46°N - 23°S, 90°E - 35°E (Ref. 83435)
Western Central Atlantic: Belize.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.8 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
This species is found in offshore areas with high salinity, especially in coral reefs, drift, estuaries, mangroves and reef lagoons, particularly on algae, pilings, coral, mud, octocoral, rock, rubble, sand, seagrass, shell, and sponge habitats (Ref. 83934). 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 (Ref. 833).
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.
Miloslavich, P., J.M. Díaz, E. Klein, J.J. Alvarado, C. Díaz, J. Gobin, E. Escobar-Briones, Motta, J.J. Cruz, E. Weil, J. Cortés, A.C. Bastidas, R. Roberston, F. Zapata, A. Martín, J. Castillo, A. Kazandjian and M. Ortiz. 2010. (Ref. 86671)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22.1 - 28.1, mean 27 (based on 644 cells).