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Flustra foliacea   (Linnaeus, 1758)

leafy bryozoan
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Classification
Gymnolaemata | Cheilostomata | Flustridae
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Main reference
Harvey-Clark, C. 1997. (Ref. 7726)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7726)

Environment
Sessile

Climate / Range
Temperate

Distribution
Atlantic Ocean.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in shallow waters of less than 50 m to depths of 200m, in areas of silt to fine sand (Ref. 96391). Sessile (Ref. 3123). Members of the phylum Bryozoa are hermaphroditic. Both fertilization and egg brooding may either be internal or external (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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