Gastropoda | Littorinimorpha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 1 - 37 m (Ref. 100968). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: from central East Africa, to Sri Lanka; from Andaman and Nicobar Islands to eastern Melanesia; north to Japan and south to Queensland and New Caledonia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 4.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Mainly collected for shellcraft, where the species is abundant (Ref. 349). Found on shallow waters, on weeds and sand (Ref. 799). Also occurs in shallow subtidal waters (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 28.2 (based on 1088 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)