Botryllus giganteum Pérès, 1949
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Family:  Styelidae ()
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Environment:  sessile; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific.
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Biology:  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).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 18.09.06
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 26.07.17

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