Polychaeta | Aciculata
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 60 m (Ref. 8195). Tropical
Indo-Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Commonly found on sandy substrates and amongst corals but are also found on algae, sea grass and pearl oyster banks (Ref. 8195). Members of the class Polychaeta are gonochoric (sexual), gametes are spawned through the metanephridia or body wall rupturing (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Polychaeta are gonochoric (sexual), gametes are spawned through the metanephridia or body wall rupturing.
Wehe, T. 2006. (Ref. 8195)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 20.8 - 28.8, mean 27.3 (based on 828 cells).