Ascidiacea | Pleurogona
Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés. 2005. (Ref. 415)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 9.0 cm WD male/unsexed; (Ref. 1754)
Sessile; depth range 0 - 15 m (Ref. 102224)
Climate / Range
Indo-Pacific and Western Atlantic.
Assumed maximum dimension from Ref. 1754. Maximum depth from Ref. 114663. Exclusively inhabits mangrove roots in Bocas del Toro (Ref. 102224). 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)