Gastropoda | Archaeogastropoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; brackish; depth range 0 - 4 m (Ref. 100954). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: from East Africa, to Melanesia; north to Japan, and south to southern Queensland.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 3.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Locally collected by coastal people. Shell used in shellcraft (Ref. 349). From high intertidal zone to shallow subtidal depths (Ref. 349, on rocks (Ref. 799). Found in mangroves in Hong Kong (Ref. 112938).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Archaeogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 21.7 - 29.3, mean 28.4 (based on 2627 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)