Appendicularia | Copelata
Environment / Climate / Range
Pelagic; depth range 100 - 650 m (Ref. 100046). Tropical
Circumglobal in midwater.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.3 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)
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.
Madin, L.P. 1991. (Ref. 1610)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 0.6 - 18.1, mean 5.3 (based on 648 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)