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Diplosoma listerianum   (Milne-Edwards, 1841)

gray encrusting compound tunicate

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Diplosoma listerianum  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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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 0 - 80 m (Ref. 1603).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Circumglobal.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2226)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Sanamyan, K. and D. Schories. 2004. (Ref. 3379)

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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Ecology
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Reproduction
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Spawning
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Length-length
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Larvae
Abundance
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): 7.3 - 27.9, mean 18.3 (based on 3200 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown