Gastropoda | Littorinimorpha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 1 - 40 m (Ref. 118675). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: from Red Sea to Cocos Island, Costa Rica, Japan to New Zealand. Tropical and temperate.
All reports of Charonia tritonis in the Mediterranean are Charonia variegata (Ref. 114477).
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 50.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 114242)
Feeds on sea stars and sea urchins, including crown-of-thorns starfish (Ref. 122680).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Neotaenioglossa are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.
Smith, B.D. 2003. (Ref. 3116)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.9 - 29.3, mean 27.9 (based on 1273 cells).