Ascidiacea | Pleurogona
Monniot, C. 2002. (Ref. 1733)
Size / Weight / Age
Sessile; depth range 3 - 20 m (Ref. 1733)
Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific, Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Europe. Tropical and subtropical.
Identified as a possible Lessepsian migrant, present at least in Red Sea and eastern Mediterranean (Ref. 85347). Filter-feeder (Ref. 68823). 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)
Threat to humans
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