Ascidiacea | Pleurogona
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 1758). Tropical
Western Central Atlantic.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 5.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1758)
Assumed maximum total length of zooids from Ref. 1758. Found under pieces of coral rubble, in reef and ridge communities and it grows among corals. Solitary. Zooids are usually 1 to 5 cm in length (Ref. 1758). Members of the class Ascidiacea are hermaphroditic; both cross- and self-fertilization is typical. Life cycle: Eggs develop into lecithotrophic larva before metamorphosing into benthic adults (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Ascidiacea are hermaphroditic; both cross- and self-fertilization is typical. Life cycle: Eggs develop into lecithotrophic larva before metamorphosing into benthic adults.
Goodbody, I. 2000. (Ref. 1758)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 26.9 - 28.1, mean 27.7 (based on 193 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)