Gastropoda | Neogastropoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Indo-West Pacific: from Madagascar and Mascarene Islands, India, Sri Lanka and the Andaman Sea, to the Philippines; north to southern Japan and south to southern Indonesia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 11.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 10.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Used locally as food (Ref. 349). Occurs at the low tide mark (Ref. 349). Feeds on other gastropods by drilling a hole in the victim's shell (Ref. 85382).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Neogastropoda 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
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 25 - 29.3, mean 28.6 (based on 2818 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)