Appendicularia | Copelata
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic. Tropical; 11°C - 30°C (Ref. 1134)
Circumglobal, common in warm waters.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 0.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)
Warm oceanic species (Ref. 377); marine, planktonic; found in waters with temperatures of 11.2 to 29.7Â°C (Ref. 1134). Members of the class Appendicularia are protandrous hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Eggs develop into hatchlings (feeding juveniles) before turning into adults (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Appendicularia are protandrous hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Eggs develop into hatchlings (feeding juveniles) before turning into adults.
Kott, P. 2005. (Ref. 1134)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 8.4 - 20.7, mean 13 (based on 994 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)