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Balanus crenatus   Bruguière, 1789


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Balanus crenatus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Maxillopoda | Sessilia | Balanidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 1963. (Ref. 3719)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 2.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 3719)

Environment

Benthic

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Arctic, Eastern Pacific, Northern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Canadian Arctic Archipelago and British Isles.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in muddy substrates associated with organic pollutants (Ref. 96352). This is an attached (Ref. 3123), epibenthic species (Ref. 95730). A microvore that feeds on organic detritus (Ref. 96352). Members of the superorder Thoracica are mostly hermaphroditic. Broadcast spawners, fertilization occurs in the mantle cavity. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into planktonic nauplii and leave the mantle cavity. Afterwards, they undergo six naupliar instars succeded by nonfeeding cypris larva (settling stage) which later metamorphose into adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown