Thaliacea | Pyrosomatida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Pelagic; depth range 0 - 250 m (Ref. 1134). Subtropical; 7°C - 30°C (Ref. 1134)
Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Indo-Pacific. Tropical to temperate.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 60.0 cm COLD male/unsexed; (Ref. 1610)
Minimum depth from Ref. 116065. Marine, planktonic; most plentiful below 250 m (Ref. 1134).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Pyrosomatida includes clonal and sexual phases in its life cycle. Life cycle: Eggs develop into lecithotrophic oozooid (cyathozooid) which undergo budding to form four blastozooids. The oozoid degenerates and the colony is formed from the blastozooids.
Kott, P. 2005. (Ref. 1134)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100)