Common names: Occurence: native Salinity: marine Abundance: | Ref: Importance: | Ref: Aquaculture: never/rarely | Ref: Regulations: no regulations | Ref: Uses: no uses Comments: National Checklist: Country Information: National Fisheries Authority: Occurences:OccurencePoint map Main Ref:León, T.M., 2001 National Database:
Coastal to bathyal (Ref. 19). Members of the class Pycnogonida are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male usually suspends itself beneath the female. Fertilization occurs as the eggs leave the female's ovigers. Males brood the egg masses until they hatch. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into protonymphon larva then to adults (Ref. 833).