Gastropoda | Littorinimorpha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 10 - 150 m (Ref. 349). Tropical; 44°N - 40°S, 11°E - 180°E
Cosmopolitan: Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and the Mediterranean Sea. Tropical to temperate.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 23.0 cm ShH male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 18.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Incidental bycatch of shrimp trawlers (Ref. 349). Maximum depth based on occurrence (Ref. 106750); to be replaced with a better reference. On sandy to muddy bottoms. Also found in shelf zones. Members of the Family Tonnidae mainly feed on holothurians (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. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates based on models
): 23.5 - 29.1, mean 28.2 (based on 1212 cells).
Low vulnerability (13 of 100).