Gastropoda | Anaspidea
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 83 m (Ref. 105051). Temperate; 69°N - 23°N, 45°W - 37°E
Northeast Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea and the Arctic: from Arctic Greenland to Norway, down to Morocco, to the Mediterranean . Subtropical to temperate.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 105329)
Maximum depth from Ref. 105342. Found in infralittoral areas (Ref. 105324). Inhabits sublittoral beds of the red alga Plocamium coccineum where it also feeds on (Ref. 105169). Feeds on a variety of marine algae (Ref. 105170). Simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833); aggregate mating (Ref. 106182).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833); aggregate mating (Ref. 106182).
Harms, J. 1993. (Ref. 2711)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 8.4 - 18.1, mean 10.6 (based on 506 cells).