Polychaeta | Canalipalpata
Environment / Climate / Range
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Found in the intertidal and subtidal reefs (Ref. 102518). Larger species feed by filtering plankton and organic particles from the water column while smaller species can pick up organic matter from the sediments and filter feed organic matter (Ref. 107862). Members of the class Polychaeta are gonochoric (sexual), gametes are spawned through the metanephridia or body wall rupturing (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Polychaeta are gonochoric (sexual), gametes are spawned through the metanephridia or body wall rupturing.
Fishelson, L. 1971. (Ref. 3565)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 26.3 - 28.6, mean 27.4 (based on 122 cells).