Malacostraca | Isopoda | Sphaeromatidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS
Schotte, M., B.F. Kensley and S. Shilling. 1995. (Ref. 3113)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 0.5 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8085)
Climate / Range
Central Pacific and Western Central Atlantic.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions
Found among barnacles, bryozoans and rock oysters on rocks and man-made structures from upper to lower rocky shores (Ref. 8085). Also associated with prop roots of Rhizophora mangle (Ref. 3113). Members of the order Isopoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Mating usually occurs before and sometimes during the parturial molt. Sperm transfer is indirect. Life cycle: Eggs are brooded in the marsupium, which later hatch into manca postlarva before developing into adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)