Gastropoda | Littorinimorpha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 55 m (Ref. 349). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: from southern India and Sri Lanka to Melanesia; north to Japan and south to Queensland and New Caledonia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 10.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 6.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Commercially fished for food in many parts of South East Asia (Ref. 349). Abundant in larger islands and continental shores. Occurs at the low tide mark (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
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.7 - 29.1, mean 28.1 (based on 1402 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)