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Limacina helicina   (Phipps, 1774)

helicid pteropod

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Limacina helicina  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Thecosomata | Limacinidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 100 m (Ref. 2376).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Cosmopolitan. Tropical to polar.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.3 cm SHD male/unsexed; (Ref. 114956); common length : 0.4 cm SHD male/unsexed; (Ref. 90389); common length :0.5 cm SHD (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found at depths to 100 m (Ref. 2376). Also Ref. 102997 (Ref. 90389). Spawns during spring and summer (Ref. 114956).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Also Ref. 102997.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Turgeon, D.D., J.F. Quinn Jr., A.E. Bogan, E.V. Coan, F.G. Hochberg, W.G. Lyons, P.M. Mikkelsen, R.J. Neves, C.F.E. Roper, G. Rosenberg, B. Roth, A. Scheltema, F.G. Thompson, M. Vecchione and J.D. Willams. 1998. (Ref. 1667)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 0.2 - 10.3, mean 2.4 (based on 1848 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown