Gastropoda | Neotaenioglossa
Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 30.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 23.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)
Benthic; depth range 5 - 50 m (Ref. 349)
Climate / Range
Indo-West Pacific: from southern Japan and the Philippines to the Banda Sea, Indonesia.
Shell highly prized for its siphonal canal (Ref. 349). Members of the family Strombidae are mostly herbivores , browsing on delicate algae, or swallowing sand and detritus to digest the decomposing plant matter (Ref. 349). 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 (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (20 of 100)