Malacostraca | Cumacea
Harms, J. 1993. (Ref. 2711)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Northeast Atlantic, Arctic and the Mediterranean Sea: Germany and the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Temperate and subtropical.
Commonly found at depths between 30 - 50 m, in sediments of muddy fine sand (Ref. 96521). A deposit feeder (Ref. 3477). Members of the order Cumacea are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. Spawning is characterized by nocturnal swarming behavior. Females brood the eggs in the marsupium where they molt, become mancas and leave (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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