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Zidona dufresnei   (Donovan, 1823)

Angulate volute

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

Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Volutidae

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

Benthic; freshwater; depth range 4 - 200 m (Ref. 83435).  Tropical, preferred 18°C (Ref. 107945); 23°S - 42°S, 74°W - 42°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southwest Atlantic and Southeast Pacific: From Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to San Matiás Gulf, Argentina. In the Pacific it is found in Chile. Tropical to subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 1 - 1 cm Max length : 27.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth range from Ref. 122063. Lives in shallow waters at maximum depths of 4 m during low tide. Found on sandy subtrates with boulders and sponges. Individuals spend most of their time buried. Females attach their egg capsules to benthic hard substrata such as mollusk shells and/or pebbles (Ref. 122063). Voracious predator on bivalves (Ref. 114777).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the order Neogastropoda 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

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO - Fisheries: landings | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Fisheries: ; 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): 19.5 - 21.2, mean 20 (based on 9 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High