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Flustra foliacea   (Linnaeus, 1758)

leafy bryozoan
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gymnolaemata | Cheilostomata | Flustridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile.  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7726)

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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the phylum Bryozoa are hermaphroditic. Both fertilization and egg brooding may either be internal or external.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Harvey-Clark, C. 1997. (Ref. 7726)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

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