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Cerithidea cingulata   (Gmelin, 1791)

girdled horn shell

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

Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Potamididae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; brackish.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: from India and Sri Lanka to Papua New Guinea; north to Japan and south to central Queensland.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 3.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Abundant on mud flats, in brackish or supersalted fishponds. Locally, numbers of about 500 individuals per square meter can occur. Usually living in the upper bottom layer of mud which is almost liquid (Ref. 349). Detritus feeder (Ref. 751). 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 (Ref. 833).

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown