Ascidiacea | Pleurogona
Tokioka, T. 1963. (Ref. 3705)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 0.6 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)
Sessile; depth range 0 - 15 m (Ref. 865)
Climate / Range
Eastern Pacific: Canada to USA.
It is found attached to brown algae in subtidal areas (Ref. 865). Members of the class Ascidiacea are hermaphroditic; both cross- and self-fertilization is typical. Life cycle: Eggs develop into lecithotrophic larva before metamorphosing into benthic adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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