Cephalocarida | Brachypoda
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 1 - 2 m (Ref. 91958). Tropical
Western Central Atlantic: endemic to the Gulf of Mexico.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found on hard, gray and shelly sand substrates (Ref. 91947) in bays and nearshore areas (Ref. 91958). Members of the class Cephalocarida are simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Cephalocarida are simultaneous hermaphrodites.
Saloman, C.H. 1978. (Ref. 91947)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 23.7 - 28.1, mean 26.9 (based on 212 cells; Ref. 115970