Gastropoda | Trochida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 300 m (Ref. 109264). Tropical; 26°N - 18°S, 87°E - 32°E (Ref. 83435)
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 9.8 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435); common length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 355)
Shell rounded, turbinate, shell base convex, umbilicus small. Sculpture consisting of low, smooth spiral cords (16 to 19 on last whorl). Deep groove present below suture. Operculum circular smoothish. Colour: variable, glossy yellowish to orange to red, with irregular markings.
On rocks, near seaweeds, in subtidal to 120 m (Ref. 355).
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.
Leal, J.H. 2003. (Ref. 355)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of potential interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 20.7 - 27.4, mean 25.5 (based on 119 cells).