Gastropoda | Littorinimorpha
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Western Pacific: Indonesia, Japan and Philippines.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm SHH male/unsexed; (Ref. 821); common length : 3.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Sometimes used as food, but mainly collected for its decorative shell (Ref. 349). Also on limestone cliffs. High in the intertidal zone, well above high levels of neap tide (Ref. 349).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Neotaenioglossa are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 28.3 - 29.2, mean 28.8 (based on 677 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)