Gastropoda | Trochida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 349). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: from East Africa to Melanesia; north to Japan, and south to southern Queensland and New Caledonia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.0 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 821); common length : 5.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Common in rocky shores, from low in the intertidal zone (Ref. 349). Subtidal, on rocks approaching reefs (Ref. 799).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Archaeogastropoda 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 - 29.3, mean 28.5 (based on 3112 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)