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Didemnum candidum   Savigny, 1816

white didemnid

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ascidiacea | Enterogona | Didemnidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 1 - 368 m (Ref. 108086).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Cosmopolitan.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.5 cm COLD male/unsexed; (Ref. 1678)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Assumed maximum colony thickness from Ref. 1678. Known from benthic species (Ref. 85347). Inhabits shallow water and grows on all substrates even living animals and algae (Ref. 3248). 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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum. 2000. (Ref. 1601)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 8.6 - 27.6, mean 19.4 (based on 2359 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown