Nymphon compactum   Hoek, 1881


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

Pycnogonida | Pantopoda | Nymphonidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 731 - 3246 m (Ref. 9).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southwest Pacific and Antarctic Atlantic: New Zealand, South Sandwich Islands and South Orkney Islands.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Member of the Nymphon australe group but with a more slender trunk, lateral processes more separated than usual, and with very few long or short setae. Ocular tubercle a low blind bump. Chelifores slender with few short setae. Chelae fingers very slender, with 40 - 48 closely spaced teeth on each finger. Palp distal segments longer than proximal segments. Oviger fifth and sixth segments typically inflated. Legs only slightly setose, tarsus twice length of Propodus, claw long, auxiliaries lacking (Ref. 9).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Members of the class Pycnogonida are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male usually suspends itself beneath the female. Fertilization occurs as the eggs leave the female's ovigers. Males brood the egg masses until they hatch. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into protonymphon larva then to adults (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the class Pycnogonida are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male usually suspends itself beneath the female. Fertilization occurs as the eggs leave the female's ovigers. Males brood the egg masses until they hatch. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into protonymphon larva then to adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Child, C.A. 1998. (Ref. 9)

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