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Oikopleura dioica   Fol, 1872


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Oikopleura dioica   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Appendicularia | Copelata | Oikopleuridae
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Main reference
Hopcroft, R.R., J.C. Roff and H.A. Bouman. 1998. (Ref. 378)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 0.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)

Environment
Pelagic; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 1134)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 3°C - 30°C (Ref. 1134)

Distribution
Circumglobal except Antarctic.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Marine, planktonic; found at depths up to 200 m, with waters temperatures of 3.2 to 29.5°C; rare in the open sea (Ref. 1134). Prefers neritic ambience (Ref. 3531). Members of the class Appendicularia are protandrous hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Eggs develop into hatchlings (feeding juveniles) before turning into adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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