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Parasagitta elegans   (Verrill, 1873)


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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Not assigned | Not assigned | Sagittidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Pelagic; depth range 0 - 25 m (Ref. 1799), usually 0 - 25 m (Ref. 1799).  Temperate; -1°C - 21°C (Ref. 1705)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Circum-Arctic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 30.0 cm BL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3682)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Epiplanktonic. Feeds on copepods and fish larvae (Ref. 1672). Members of the phylum Chaetognatha are hermaphroditic. Mating behavior: A preliminary visual signaling behavior for species recognition is observed to prevent predation. Life cycle: Eggs directly develop into miniature adults (hatchlings) (Ref. 833).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the phylum Chaetognatha are hermaphroditic. Mating behavior: A preliminary visual signaling behavior for species recognition is observed to prevent predation. Life cycle: Eggs directly develop into miniature adults (hatchlings).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Pierrot-Bultz, A. 2004. (Ref. 3682)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (20 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown