Liothyrella uva (Broderip, 1833)
Antarctic brachiopod
photo by Arntz, Wolf E.

Family:  Terebratulidae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 232 - 385 m
Distribution:  Antarctic.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Minimum depth from Ref. 116836. Members of the phylum Brachiopoda are gonochoric. Eggs are shed into the water and fertilized at the time of spawning. Life cycle: Eggs develop into free-swimming larvae which later metamorphose into adult (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 18.10.06
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 09.02.18

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