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Distaplia occidentalis   Bancroft, 1899

mushroom tunicate

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Distaplia occidentalis  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ascidiacea | Enterogona | Holozoidae

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

Sessile; depth range 0 - 15 m (Ref. 1745).  Boreal

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific. Boreal to subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 10.0 cm COLD male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 865. Found in rocky intertidal and low intertidal areas (Refs. 1745, 865). Colonial (Ref. 2268). 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

Lambert, G. and K. Sanamyan. 2001. (Ref. 1745)

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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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): 6 - 15.9, mean 9.1 (based on 369 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown