Aforia multispiralis Dell, 1990
photo by Arntz, Wolf E.

Family:  Turridae (turrids)
Max. size:  5.7 cm DL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 137 - 1455 m
Distribution:  Atlantic Antarctic.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Minimum depth range from Ref. 120596. Found at depths of 265 to 1,455 m (Ref. 7797). Members of the order Neogastropoda 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).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Tucker, John - 19.07.07
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 25.06.19
Checked by: Rosenberg, Gary - 12.08.11

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