Acartia tonsa   Dana, 1849

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Maxillopoda | Calanoida | Acartiidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; brackish; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 111077).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Euryhaline (Ref. 111077). This species is found in marine and brackish areas (Ref. 87872). Feeds on phytoplankton and ciliates, by suspension feeding and ambush feeding, respectively (Ref. 95842). Members of the subclass Copepoda are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male glues spermatophores to the female's venter. Life cycle: Eggs undergo six naupliar and five larval stages before becoming an adult (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the subclass Copepoda are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male glues spermatophores to the female's venter. Life cycle: Eggs undergo six naupliar and five larval stages before becoming an adult.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Markowski, S. 1962. (Ref. 2802)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown