Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 55 m (Ref. 83435). Tropical; 26°N - 28°S, 83°E - 35°E (Ref. 83435)
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 11.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83435); common length : 13.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 355)
Shell solid, with large last whorl and small, pointed spire. Whorls with single row of nodulose spines on periphery; spines larger on last whorl. Anterior and 'stromboid' notches present. Posterior angle of outer lip distinct, projected in posterior direction. Operculum sickle-shaped, animal with elongate foot used for leaping. Colour: variable, from yellowish to light or dark orange, interior of aperture white, anterior end dark purple.
Lives on sandy bottoms (Ref. 355). Development includes a long-lasting, planktotrophic stage (Ref. 355).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Development includes a long-lasting, planktotrophic stage.
Leal, J.H. 2003. (Ref. 355)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 25 - 28, mean 27.2 (based on 208 cells).