Appendicularia | Copelata
Kott, P. 2005. (Ref. 1134)
Size / Weight / Age
Pelagic; depth range 200 - 2000 m (Ref. 1134)
Climate / Range
Subtropical; 35°N - 35°S (Ref. 2376)
Atlantic and Indo-Pacific. Tropical to subtropical.
Marine, planktonic; rare, in vertical hauls from 2000 to 200 m (Ref. 1134). Found at depths of 100 to 500 m (Ref. 2376). Members of the class Appendicularia are protandrous hermaphrodites. Life cycle: Eggs develop into hatchlings (feeding juveniles) before turning into adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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