Malacostraca | Cumacea
Gusso, C.C., M.F. Gravina and F.R. Maggiore. 2001. (Ref. 2780)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Italy and Portugal.
Inhabits muddy bottoms (Ref. 2780). A surface deposit-feeder (Ref. 96292). Members of the order Cumacea are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. Spawning is characterized by nocturnal swarming behavior. Females brood the eggs in the marsupium where they molt, become mancas and leave (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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