Lophiotoma acuta (Perry, 1811)
marbled turris
photo by Poppe, Guido and Philippe

Family:  Turridae (turrids), subfamily: Turrinae
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  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:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Dar, Christine - 26.03.07
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 27.06.16

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