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Oikopleura gaussica   Lohmann, 1905

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

Appendicularia | Copelata | Oikopleuridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 1000 m (Ref. 115908).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic Ocean and the Antarctic: South Orkney, South Georgia, Antarctica, and Europe.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Depth range is 0 to 50 meters in open water, and 50 to 1000 meters in pack ice (Ref. 115908). 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

Capitanio, F.L., M.C. Daponte and G.B. Esnal. 2003. (Ref. 3532)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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