Lambis lambis

common spider conch

Native range | All suitable habitat | Year 2100
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Classification
Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa | Strombidae
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Main reference
. . (Ref. 349)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 29.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 18.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 5 m (Ref. 349)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 28°N - 25°S, 32°E - 169°W

Distribution
Indo-Pacific.
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Short description
Sexual dimorphism pronounced. Shell of the males usually smaller and with shorter digitations on the outer lip.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Often collected for food by coastal populations, and the shell used in shellcraft (Ref. 349). Often occurring in colonies. Inhabits shallow water. Occurs at the low tide mark (Ref. 349). Members of the super group Prosobranchia are gonochoric (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (19 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown