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Branchiostoma belcheri   Gray, 1847


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Branchiostoma belcheri   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Cephalochordata | Not assigned | Branchiostomidae
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Main reference
Stokes, M.D. and N.D. Holland. 1996. (Ref. 1437)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 5.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1478)

Environment
Demersal; depth range 10 - 15 m (Ref. 1441)

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Indo-West Pacific: East Africa (Ref. 1492). Climate: tropical to temperate.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in medium coarse brown sand with shell fragments and very small proportion of mud to very fine sand with large proportion of mud (Ref. 1482). Occurs in the intertidal zone (Ref. 1478). Members of the class Cephalochordata are gonochoric. Life cycle: Eggs develop into planktotrophic larva and later on to benthic adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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