Polychaeta | Aciculata
Environment / Climate / Range
Benthic; depth range 0 - 15 m (Ref. 8195). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Occurs in soft-shore intertidal and in shallow inshore waters. Found in muddy sediments, on seagrasses, under sediment-embedded stones or coral rubble (Ref. 107375). Mainly carnivores feeding on sponges, hydroids, other polychaetes, small crustaceans like amphipods, gastropods and echinoderms (Ref. 107425). Members of the class Polychaeta are gonochoric (sexual), gametes are spawned through the metanephridia or body wall rupturing (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Polychaeta are gonochoric (sexual), gametes are spawned through the metanephridia or body wall rupturing.
Wehe, T. 2006. (Ref. 8195)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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