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Oikopleura dioica   Fol, 1872


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

Appendicularia | Copelata | Oikopleuridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 1134).  Tropical; 3°C - 30°C (Ref. 1134)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Circumglobal except Antarctic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)

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).

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

Members of the class Appendicularia are protandrous hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Eggs develop into hatchlings (feeding juveniles) before turning into adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Hopcroft, R.R., J.C. Roff and H.A. Bouman. 1998. (Ref. 378)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

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