Gastropoda | Trochida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Indo-West Pacific: from Madagascar and India to eastern Indonesia; north to the Philippines and south to northern Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 4.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Also found in shallow subtidal waters. Members of the family Turbinidae are herbivorous, consuming small epibenthic algae and vegetable detritus (Ref. 349).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Patellogastropoda 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
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.3 - 29.2, mean 28.4 (based on 2285 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)