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Phoronis hippocrepia   Wright, 1856


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

| Not assigned | Phoronidae

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

Benthic; depth range 0 - 55 m (Ref. 83939).  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 402)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This is a benthic species found on rocky bottoms particularly in intertidal and subtidal areas (Ref. 83938). It is a burrowing and encrusting species inhabiting hard substrates . like rocks, empty mollusk shells, Caryophyllia and Lithothamnion (Ref. 402).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the phylum Phoronida are mostly hermaphroditic. Life cycle: Embryos develop into free-swimming planktotrophic actinotrocha larvae which later sinks to the bottom and metamorphose into benthic adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Hansson, H.G. 1999. (Ref. 997)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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Mass conversion

Internet sources

Alien/Invasive Species database | BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | 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): 8.6 - 15.8, mean 10.7 (based on 560 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown