Appendicularia | Copelata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range ? - 200 m (Ref. 1134). Tropical; 21°C - 27°C (Ref. 1134)
Atlantic Ocean, Indo-West Pacific, and the Mediterranean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Marine, planktonic; found at depths up to 200 m and more (Ref. 1134). Prefers neritic waters (Ref. 3528). 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.
Kott, P. 2005. (Ref. 1134)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models