Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 349). Tropical
199466. Mauritia scurra indica Western Indian Ocean: India.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Near coral reefs, particularly soft corals (Ref. 799). Often deeply buried in dead coral rubble within reefs, or under coral heads over the reef edge (Ref. 349). 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
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.8 - 29.3, mean 28.4 (based on 3638 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)