Gastropoda | Trochida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 1 - 5 m (Ref. 349), usually 2 - 3 m (Ref. 98611). Tropical
Western Central Pacific: from Indonesia to Papua New Guinea; north to the Philippines and south to northern Queensland.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 8.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Near reefs, in shallow subtidal waters (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
Fisheries: subsistence fisheries; bait: occasionally
| FishSource | Sea Around Us
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 25.2 - 29.3, mean 28.6 (based on 1593 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)