Marseniopsis antarctica Vayssière, 1906
photo by Arntz, Wolf E.

Family:  Velutinidae (), subfamily: Velutininae
Max. size:  2 cm DL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 323 - 403 m
Distribution:  Antarctic Atlantic.
Biology:  Minimum depth from Ref. 116836. Members of the order Neotaenioglossa are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 12.08.11
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 07.03.18
Checked by: Rosenberg, Gary - 12.08.11

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