Gastropoda | Littorinimorpha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 6 m (Ref. 100892). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: from the west coast of India to eastern Polynesia; north to Japan and south to southern New South Wales and Norfolk Island; also occurring in Pitcairn and Easter Islands (subspecies pascua).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 2.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 2.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Found in upper intertidal zone and splash area of the supralittoral zone (Ref. 349). Also on rocks near high tide mark (Ref. 799). Common within pits and crevices of complex rock patches (Refs. 100891, 125338).
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.
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
): 21.4 - 29.3, mean 28.4 (based on 3263 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)