Ascidiacea | Pleurogona
Rocha, R.M., S.B. Faria and T.R. Moreno. 2005. (Ref. 1624)
Size / Weight / Age
Sessile; depth range 7 - 170 m (Ref. 1661)
Climate / Range
Tropical; 35°N - 44°S, 33°E - 61°W
Indo-Pacific and Western Central Atlantic.
Colonial (Ref. 3379). Members of the class Ascidiacea are hermaphroditic; both cross- and self-fertilization is typical. Life cycle: Eggs develop into lecithotrophic larva before metamorphosing into benthic adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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