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Nectonema melanocephalum   Nierstrasz, 1907

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Not assigned | Nectonematidea | Nectonematidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Pacific: Indonesia.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.5 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2065)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Body width: 0.03 cm (Ref. 2065). Members of the phylum Nematomorpha are gonochoric. Copulation is common. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into encysted larvae and live as a parasite for some time before becoming a free-living adult (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the phylum Nematomorpha are gonochoric. Copulation is common. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into encysted larvae and live as a parasite for some time before becoming a free-living adult.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Oku, Y., S. Fukumoto, M. Ohbayashi and M. Koike. 1983. (Ref. 2065)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

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