Gastropoda | Heterostropha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Majority of the members of the family Pyramidellidae are marine ectoparasitic species on a variety of hosts such as polychaetes and molluscs. They pierce the tissue of their hosts and suck out body fluids (Ref. 107304). Members of the order Heterostropha are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Heterostropha are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites.
Smith, B.D. 2003. (Ref. 3116)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 26.2 - 29.4, mean 28.5 (based on 876 cells).