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Microcosmus claudicans   (Savigny, 1816)


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

Ascidiacea | Pleurogona | Pyuridae

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

Sessile; depth range 0 - 60 m (Ref. 1603).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Indian Ocean, Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Temperate and subtropical.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 4.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 1603)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 2673. Attached to hard substrata; from shallow water down to about 40 m (Ref. 1603). 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

de Kluijver, M.J. and S.S. Ingalsuo. 2006. (Ref. 1603)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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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): 9.3 - 20.5, mean 15.2 (based on 498 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown