Appendicularia | Copelata
Environment / Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean: Chile and Brazil.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.7 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)
Restricted to tropical waters, and is classified as a thermophilic species (Ref. 3528). Members of the class Appendicularia are protandrous hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Eggs develop into hatchlings (feeding juveniles) before turning into adults (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Appendicularia are protandrous hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Eggs develop into hatchlings (feeding juveniles) before turning into adults.
Madin, L.P. 1991. (Ref. 1610)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)