Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 2754). Temperate
Western Indian Ocean, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Subtropical to temperate climates.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cmmax. reported age: 12 years (Ref. 8702)
Collected from the sublittoral zone, from low tide up to a depth of 200 m (Ref. 2754). Minimum depth from Ref. 107290. Occurs at the low tide mark (Ref. 2754). Members of the family Littorinidae are herbivores, feeding on algae which they graze with a powerful radula (Ref. 349).
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.
Demir, M. 2003. (Ref. 2754)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 7 - 12.4, mean 9.7 (based on 370 cells).