Sipunculidea | Sipunculiformes
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Demersal; depth range 60 - 370 m (Ref. 1840). Tropical
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Western Indian Ocean.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Longitudinal muscle band: 24-30 (commonly 27-29). Unattached nephridia. Brain: without digitate processes. Elongate papillae: extends from longitudinal epidermal canals to the middle third part of the body.
Neritic to oceanic (Ref. 1840); shelf to upper slope (Ref. 19). Shelf to upper slope (Ref. 19). At depths 60-370 m at Red Sea to the northwest Indian Ocean (Ref. 1840).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Cutler, E.B. 1994. (Ref. 1840)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Common namesSynonymsPredatorsReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 17.7 - 25.2, mean 21.2 (based on 15 cells).