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Turbo castanea   Gmelin, 1791

Chestnut turban

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Trochida | Turbinidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 141 m (Ref. 109264).  Tropical; 35°N - 4°S, 94°E - 38°E (Ref. 83435)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435); common length : 3.8 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 355)

Short description Morphology

Shell turbinate. Sculpture of spiral rows of beads, sometimes with small spines on whorl shoulders. Colour: tan to light brown, with patches of brown, reddish brown, and cream.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

On sand and shell and coral rubble, in shallow subtidal (Ref. 355). Also found in seagrass, ascidian, and algae habitats (Ref. 83934).

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Leal, J.H. 2003. (Ref. 355)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: of potential interest
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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.5 - 28, mean 26.2 (based on 294 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High