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Botryllus planus   (Van Name, 1902)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Botryllus planus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Ascidiacea | Pleurogona | Styelidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rocha, R.M., S.B. Faria and T.R. Moreno. 2005. (Ref. 1624)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits mainly reef structures but has occasionally been found growing on mangrove roots around pond rims (Ref. 1758). Members of the class Ascidiacea are hermaphroditic; both cross- and self-fertilization is typical. Life cycle: Eggs develop into lecithotrophic larva before metamorphosing into benthic adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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