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Meiomenia arenicola   Salvini-Plawen, 1985

Atlantic psammonworm

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Meiomenia arenicola   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aplacophora | Pholidoskepia | Meiomeniidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 11 - 16 m (Ref. 1239).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic: USA and Canada. Tropical to polar climates of northern hemisphere.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1239); common length : 0.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1239)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in the littoral zone. Active hunter (Ref. 111265). Members of the class Aplacophora are mostly hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic larvae which later develop into adults (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the class Aplacophora are mostly hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into lecitotrophic larvae which later develop into adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Morse, M.P. and J.L. Norenburg. 1992. (Ref. 1239)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Mass conversion

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

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