Acmaea mitra   Eschscholtz, 1833

Dunce cap limpet

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Acmaeidae

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

Benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 865).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Pacific: Bering Sea, Alaska, Canada, USA, Mexico. Climate: boreal to subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 865); common length : 3.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 312)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Northeast Pacific; Eastern Central Pacific: from the Bering Sea to Mexico. 3.5 cm long, shell size. Occurs in low intertidal zone. Feeding: Herbivorous. Diet: prefers red coralline algae, pink coralline algae (primary food choice). Description: Shell has a high pointed cone shape, entirely white and smooth, often covered with pink coralline algae (Ref. 312). Occurs in low intertidal zones (Ref. 312). Also in shallow subtidal areas, on rocks with encrusting coralline algae (Ref. 95344). Herbivorous, prefers red and pink coralline algae (Ref. 312). 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 (Ref. 833).

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

Gallivan, G. and J. Danforth. 1999. (Ref. 312)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | 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): 6.4 - 17.5, mean 10.1 (based on 499 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown