Gastropoda | Littorinimorpha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 349). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: from central East Africa, not in the northwest Indian Ocean, to Melanesia; north to southern Japan, and south to northern Queensland.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 9.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 7.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Collected where abundant. Shell used in shellcraft (Ref. 349). Common on various shallow water bottoms, such as grassy sand flats, coral sand or dead coral. Low in the intertidal zone and shallow subtidal levels (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.
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
): 24.9 - 29.3, mean 28.5 (based on 3029 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)