Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 133 m (Ref. 100991). Tropical
Indo-Pacific: East and South Africa to eastern Polynesia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 9.5 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 4.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Length based on occurrence record; to be replaced with better reference. Usually found under slabs and small corals (also Ref. 799), frequently occurring in groups (Ref. 349). Also found in shallow subtidal waters (Refs. 349, 2925). Dead shells found on the beaches (Ref. 88739). Members of the family Cypraeidae are primarily carnivores (Ref. 67623). 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.
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 22.5 - 29.1, mean 28 (based on 2376 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)