Ascidiacea | Enterogona
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 0 - 80 m (Ref. 1603). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2226)
Assumed maximum length of zooids from Ref. 2226. Found also on dead corals. Attached to hard substrata; from low water level to depth of about 80 m (Ref. 1603); occurs in mangrove ponds (Ref. 1758). Colonial (Ref. 415). 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.
Sanamyan, K. and D. Schories. 2004. (Ref. 3379)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 7.3 - 27.9, mean 18.3 (based on 3200 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)