Gastropoda | Littorinimorpha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 349). Tropical; 37°N - 35°S, 96°E - 176°W
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); max. reported age: 6 years (Ref. 8702)
Commonly collected for food in many areas (Ref. 349). Found in coastal lagoons, and other protected areas where the bottom is devoid of mud (Ref. 349). Feeds on benthic algae (Ref. 2924).
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 | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.3 - 29.3, mean 28.6 (based on 2434 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)