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Molgula retortiformis   Verrill, 1871


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Molgula retortiformis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ascidiacea | Pleurogona | Molgulidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Lambert, G. and K. Sanamyan. 2001. (Ref. 1745)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1745)

Environment

Sessile; depth range 30 - 200 m (Ref. 1745)

Climate / Range

Boreal

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northern Pacific and Northern Atlantic. polar to subtropical.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Prefers hard substrates, but are also found in sand and gravel (Ref. 1745). 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

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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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