Pycnogonida | Pantopoda | Nymphonidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Turpaeva, E.P. 2005. (Ref. 2555)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Arctic Ocean and Northwest Atlantic: Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Temperate to polar climates.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Ecology: Deep shelf to upper slope (Ref. 19). Chelifore: fingers curved, with a wide gap between them (Ref. 12). Deep shelf to upper slope (Ref. 19). Members of the class Pycnogonida are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male usually suspends itself beneath the female. Fertilization occurs as the eggs leave the female's ovigers. Males brood the egg masses until they hatch. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into protonymphon larva then to adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models