Tentaculata | Lobata
Environment / Climate / Range
Western Central Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Eastern Pacific.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)
Weak swimmer; feeds on copepods (Ref. 2376). Members of the phylum Ctenophora are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Eggs develop into planktonic juveniles called cydippid and later gradually adopt the form of adults (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the phylum Ctenophora are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Eggs develop into planktonic juveniles called cydippid and later gradually adopt the form of adults.
Haddock, S.H.D. and J.F. Case. 1999. (Ref. 1606)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)