Gastropoda | Lepetellida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 208 m (Ref. 83435). Tropical; 28°N - 9°N, 84°E - 60°E (Ref. 83435)
Western Central Atlantic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.2 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435)
Found on hard substrates, rocky intertidal (Ref. 109264).
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.
Miloslavich, P., J.M. Díaz, E. Klein, J.J. Alvarado, C. Díaz, J. Gobin, E. Escobar-Briones, Motta, J.J. Cruz, E. Weil, J. Cortés, A.C. Bastidas, R. Roberston, F. Zapata, A. Martín, J. Castillo, A. Kazandjian and M. Ortiz. 2010. (Ref. 86671)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates based on models
): 22 - 27.6, mean 26.2 (based on 73 cells).