Magnoliopsida | Alismatales
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 1 - 30 m (Ref. 103553). Tropical
Western Indian Ocean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Rarely occurs intertidally but extends down to 70 m on fine sand. Important source of primary production, nursery ground and is grazed by fish (Siganus, Zebrasoma), turtles and dugongs (Ref. 801).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Carpenter, K.E., F. Krupp, D.A. Jones and U. Zajonz. 1997. (Ref. 801)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 24.8 - 28.9, mean 27.4 (based on 744 cells).