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Molgula manhattensis   (DeKay, 1843)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ascidiacea | Pleurogona | Molgulidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

de Kluijver, M.J. and S.S. Ingalsuo. 2006. (Ref. 1603)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 4.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 1749)

Environment

Sessile; brackish; depth range 0 - 90 m (Ref. 1603)

Climate / Range

Temperate; 90°N - 41°S, 180°W - 180°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean, and the Arctic: Europe. tropical to temperate.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Attached to hard substrata or loosely attached on sandy bottoms; from lower shore to depths of about 90 (Ref. 1603). Wharf piles, ships, etc. sea grass, sand or muddy substrates in large aggregates, to 30 m, in salinity 11 to over 20 parts/thousand (Ref. 1134). 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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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