Malacostraca | Isopoda
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 1685 - 1720 m (Ref. 7379). Temperate
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Northern Atlantic: Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Depth range based on locality (Ref. 3113); to be replaced with a better reference. Found on volcanic rocks, close to active hydrothermal chimneys (Ref. 7379).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Isopoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Mating usually occurs before and sometimes during the parturial molt. Sperm transfer is indirect. Life cycle: Eggs are brooded in the marsupium, which later hatch into manca postlarva before developing into adults.
Schotte, M., B.F. Kensley and S. Shilling. 1995. (Ref. 3113)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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CountriesFAO areasEcosystemsOccurrencesIntroductionsStocksEcologyDietFood items
Estimates of some properties based on models